America vs. America: Scenes from the U.S. Capitol Under Siege
Chaos and drama unfolded as Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building, disrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory by Congress.
Washington, D.C. descended into chaos Wednesday, when armed protesters stormed the Capitol building, forcing legislators to flee. Smoke bombs detonated among the crowds, elected officials cowered for safety and security guards drew their guns in the chamber.
Unprecedented in modern American history, the attack on the seat of government casts a shadow that will stretch over the days, weeks and months to come.