4 dead, over 50 arrested after pro-Trump rioters breached US Capitol, authorities say. D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said Wednesday night that the chaotic day included four fatalities: a woman who was shot by the U.S. Capitol Police, as well as three others — two men and one woman — who died in "Separate medical emergencies." Police had made "In excess of 52 arrests," including 26 on U.S. Capitol grounds, he said. Ref. USAToday.
What happened on January 6 was a total disgrace. This kind of thing you would watch on the news happening in OTHER countries not here. We have fallen really low as a country.
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Most of this violence and unrest comes from Christian Nationalists who really believe the US is a Christian nation as if we’re a theocracy with their god in charge.
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House passes 25th Amendment resolution urging the removal of President Trump from office, but Vice President Pence won’t invoke it. One Republican, Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, joined all Democrats in voting 223-205 to pass the largely symbolic measure late Tuesday. The nonbinding measure does not require Senate approval and Pence has said he won't invoke the amendment. Ref. USAToday.
'It's a trap': Despite Trump's call for protests over possible arrest or indictment, supporters remain wary. Three days after Trump's announcement that he believes he will be arrested Tuesday, online support for public protests remains muted, according to experts who monitor far-right extremists online. Source 1q.