Trump Supporters Storm The Capitol Attempting to Prolong the Electoral Vote Certification
Posted By: Kennedy Williams on January 06, 2021 |
Today has been a CRAZY day. Earlier this morning, we were celebrating the two historic Senate races coming to an end and the election of Morehouse grad Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The celebration was cut short when chaos ensued in the nation’s capital during the Senate Electoral Vote certification. Tens of thousands of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building while Senators were inside and made their way through the building, causing the session to temporarily be suspended and forcing a lockdown.
While it is unclear how the rioters made it inside the building, the D.C. authorities eventually removed and arrested some of the trespassers.
This destructive “protest” comes after President Donald Trump and several other Republicans repeatedly made false claims that widespread voter fraud led to Trump ultimately losing the 2020 Presidential Election. Angered that their candidate will not serve a second term, supporters of the current President decided to head to D.C. (with the President's encouragement) to make their grievances known as a last-ditch effort before the Senate certified the Electoral votes.
It’s no surprise that the riot quickly turned ****, and several people were assaulted and injured, including police officers. One woman was even shot and ****. There were also several **** threats and severe damage done to both the Capitol and surrounding areas.
Instead of strongly rebuking their **** efforts as a leader should, Trump made a video where he called the rioters “very special” and told them that he loved them. Even though the past four years have been nothing short of historical nonsense, today’s events were both shocking and saddening.
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