At least four people are dead.
After a rally held by the President, the mob breached the Capitol, entered the House floor and destroyed property. Lawmakers went into hiding, and staff and press sheltered in place.
events of yesterday captured the front pages of most newspapers across the country. Many headlines called the group a “mob.” Others referred to the events as a “siege,” an
“invasion” or “insurrection.” Most blamed the President.
The Washington Post: “Trump mob storms Capitol; President incites crowd to acts of insurrection, violence”
The Washington Times: “Assault on Democracy; Violent demonstrators storm Capitol, bring Congress to standstill”
USA Today: “Pro-Trump Mobs Storm US Capitol”
Los Angeles Times: “Trump-Incited Mob Storms U.S. Capitol"
Politico: “Democracy Under Siege; Trump rioters storm the Capitol, halting election certification”
Post: “Capitol Invasion; Guns drawn to protect House from mob of Trump supporters”
The New York Daily News: “SIEGE”
Boston Globe: “Trump-Incited Mob Attacks The Capitol”
Chicago Tribune: “‘Insurrection’ at Capitol; 1 dead amid chaos incited by Trump”
Houston Chronicle: “Capitol Chaos; Incited by Trump to ‘never concede,’ mob lays siege”