Trump Supporters Storm Capitol, Attack Police In ‘Desperate Coup Attempt’

Trump Supporters Storm Capitol, Attack Police In ‘Desperate Coup Attempt’ January 6, 2021

Law and Order? In a despicable display, Trump supporters come together in a fascist mob, attacking police and storming barricades in a futile but dangerous attempt to stage a coup and prevent Joe Biden from becoming the next president.

The Washington Post reports:

Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed through metal barricades at the back of the Capitol building about 1 p.m. Wednesday, running past security guards and breaking fences.

New York Magazine reports:

Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday and clashed with police on the steps of the Capitol as dozens tried to force their way in during a vote to certify Joe Biden’s victory over the president.

The Week reports:

Trump supporters breach U.S. Capitol building in ‘desperate coup attempt’

As President Trump continues to falsely claim he won the election, hundreds of his supporters have breached the Capitol Building, tearing down security fencing and confronting overwhelmed federal police officers.

Talking Points Memo reports:

At President’s Urging, Some Supporters Storm Capitol Grounds

“Let’s walk down Pennsylvania avenue,” President Donald Trump ended his speech to thousands of supporters in front of the White House Wednesday, repeating an earlier call on his voters to march to the Capitol Building and demonstrate against legislators certifying Joe Biden’s electoral college victory.

As the words left Trump’s mouth, video surfaced of Trump supporters attempting to approach the Capitol Building, storming past barricades.

More on the chaos via Twitter:

Bottom line: In a despicable display, Trump supporters come together in a fascist mob, attacking police and storming barricades in a futile but dangerous attempt to stage a coup and prevent Joe Biden from becoming the next president.

Trump Supporters Storm Capitol, Attack Police In ‘Desperate Coup Attempt’ (Image via Twitter)
Trump Supporters Storm Capitol, Attack Police In ‘Desperate Coup Attempt’ (Image via Twitter)
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