7 Jan 2021

Calls for Trump to be removed from White House after deadly riots at US Capitol

Washington Correspondent

They were scenes more reminiscent of a failed state, than of a 350-year-old vastly powerful Western democracy.

A violent mob of Trump supporters rampaging through the most hallowed institution of American democracy, the US Capitol, storming into the debating chamber, sending politicians into hiding and ransacking offices.

A woman was shot dead and three other people died in the unrest. President-elect Biden has described it as an “unprecedented assault” on America’s democracy.

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