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'It's insurrection' Biden says, as Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol By Reuters

'It's insurrection' Biden says, as Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol By Reuters
'It's insurrection' Biden says, as Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

With drawn guns and tear gas, police evacuated lawmakers and sought to clear the Capitol Building of the Trump supporters, who surged through the halls of Congress in shocking scenes broadcast across the globe.Video showed the Trump supporters breaking windows and police deploying tear gas inside the building.Republicans and Democrats, who had been bitterly divided over that effort, both called on the Trump supporters to stand down."Trump and his supporters must accept the decision of American voters at last and stop trampling on democracy," German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said.

'WE WILL NOT TAKE IT' Trump had pressed Pence to throw out election results in states the president narrowly lost, although Pence has no authority to do so." Trump called on Pence to overturn the election results as he presided over the debate in Congress.

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