Riots Erupt in the Capitol Hill in Washington as Trump refuse to concede defeat

In its over 200-year history, the Capitol Hill in Washington has seen multiple demonstrations, assassination attempts and even small bombings. But Wednesday saw the first instance of its breach in two centuries.

Supporters of US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Hill Wednesday as the House of Representatives and the Senate held a rare joint session to begin certifying the results of the presidential election held in November 2020.
The mob breached the building and attempted to halt the counting of Electoral College votes, which shows a victory for Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden.

The US Capitol had to be locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside after protesters tore down metal barricades at the bottom of the Capitol’s steps and were met by officers in riot gear. Some tried to push past the officers, who held shields, and the police could be seen firing pepper spray into the crowd to keep them back, even as the crowd shouted, “traitors”. The violence soon moved inside the Capitol building, with reports of firing at the premises.

Trump, who continues to insist he will not concede, had said at a rally of his supports on Wednesday afternoon in Washington, “We will never give up.” As the clashes broke out, Trump appealed for peace. “Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement. They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful!” he tweeted. Biden, on the other hand, said the democracy in America was under an “unprecedented assault”.

At least four people died on the US Capitol grounds Wednesday and 52 people were arrested after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in an unprecedented effort to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert J. Contee said.

Some leaders in the world have condemned in totality the protest and violence that took place in the Capitol even going forward to label it as “disgraceful and shameful”

America right now looks like a country sitting on a keg of gun powder waiting to explode.

But the big question now is, what’s the America of Donald Trump’s dream? Is it the one full of Chaos and Anarchy? Well, as the clock continues to tick we might get an answer to this question!


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