3:00 PM: DC Mayor orders curfew over ongoing violence on Capitol Hill
“Today, I’m ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7.”
Today, I'm ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7. pic.twitter.com/lp6Pt3DcYC
— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) January 6, 2021
2:35 PM: Protesters fighting inside Capitol Building with Police and Secret Service:
JUST IN – Protesters are fighting with Secret Service and Capitol Police within the U.S. capitol.pic.twitter.com/ziveA5kBJ8
— Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) January 6, 2021
2:00 PM: Sen. Schumer says Republicans are “attempting a coup.”
“Sadder and more dangerous still is the fact that an element of the Republican Party believes their political viability hinges on the endorsement of an attempted coup.”
1:52 PM: Joint Session stops after Arizona objection
Both chambers go to their chambers to debate the objection. This may take a few hours.
1:45 PM – Breaking: A crowd of protesters, which reporter Elijah Schaffer identifies as Trump Supporters, seem to have breached the Capitol Building, penetrating through 4 layers of security.
BREAKING: Trump supporters have breached the Capitol building, tearing down 4 layers of security fencing and are attempting to occupy the building — fighting federal police who are overrun
This is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen in my life. Thousands, police can’t stop them pic.twitter.com/VVdTUwV5YN
— ELIJAH SCHAFFER (@ElijahSchaffer) January 6, 2021
1:36 PM: Crowd storms barricades at the back of Capitol.
Hundreds of Trump supporters have stormed the barricades at the back of the Capitol and are marching toward the building. pic.twitter.com/68nB7QyiP9
— Rebecca Tan (@rebtanhs) January 6, 2021