'We Took the Capitol'
Trump Supporters Storm the Chambers of Congress
January 7, 2021
Thousands of President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as Vice President Mike Pence presided over the Electoral College vote.
Carrying Trump banners and American flags and chanting "Stop the Steal," the protestors blasted their way into the hallowed halls, shoving Capitol police who attempted to beat back the mob by unleashing pepper spray.
The protestors pushed back and successfully breached the building at several locations.
Once the protestors were inside, security hustled Pence away, and members barricaded themselves in various offices.
Gunshots also rang o...