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US Capitol under siege as Democrats win Georgia

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Two American cities are in turmoil, with large numbers of pro-Trump protesters invading the Capitol building earlier today in Washington D.C., and also gathering at the Atlanta Capitol in Georgia.

Since Democrats narrowly won both the remaining seats in the US Senate in Georgia overnight, Joe Biden’s party will now have the balance of power in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

This result was still being finalised as armed rioters stormed the US Capitol in Washington D.C., following calls from President Donald Trump to come to the city to protest the results of the election and the formalisation of the electoral college vote.

One woman has been shot (she has since died), with pepper spray being used by both sides and tear gas also being deployed, along with flash grenades. The FBI said two suspected explosive devices had been rendered safe.

President-elect Joe Biden has condemned the violence as ‘an insurrection’ bordering on ‘sedition’.

President Trump belatedly made a video address (since removed from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) in which he repeated baseless claims of election fraud and told protesters to go home, while also saying ‘we love you’.

His Twitter account has been suspended for 12 hours for posting false accusations, with the threat of permanent suspension in case of future violations.

Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani earlier described the protesters as being ‘on the right side of history’.

Vice-President Mike Pence, who had to be rushed to safety from the chamber, has said those responsible for the violence ‘will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law’.

Law enforcement authorities, including the National Guard, are now enforcing a curfew in Washington. The last time the Capitol was broken into was 1814, when British soldiers stormed the building.


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15 COMMENTS

  1. you don’t “win” by cheating. I suggest you try to figure out why you make sense of the world using fallacious reasoning.

  2. The American people have good reason to suspect there was blatant fraud in this election, there are 212M registered voters, of which, reportedly 66% voted , thats approximately 140M , if Trump got 75M votes that leaves 65M for Biden , so where did Biden get all the extra votes to make 80M?

  3. This information is true but the actual facts behind the scenes are still being verified.
    There is no doubt fraud has taken place and has been taking place for some time in the land of the free and brave. Why this would need to be the case is still an even more intriguing question. What forces are at play here?
    To those who follow the paper trail there is much being revealed in relation to the family behind the Biden name.
    Time will reveal all. (possibly the end of evil, hidden agendas and false news)

    • Grant,

      You ask “What forces are at play here?”
      Obviously – Deep State.
      Then again, maybe Big Pharma.
      Or perhaps Bill Gates?
      Or . . . . . .
      Who knows, these days, mate!

  4. OMG the ignorance in this article is crazy!!!
    Anyone who can’t see that Biden is a snake and behind all this cheating and trying to steal the election is BLIND and IGNORANT. The democrats have been slandering and trying their hardest to Eradicate trump ever since he FAIR AND SQUARE won the election in 2016 (and the 2020 election). And they haven’t been able to pin anything on him!!!!! AND STILL, they keep trying…
    Donald Trump has done more good for the American People then any previous president… he’s PRO-LIFE, PRO-JOBS, PRO-FREEDOM, PRO-RELIGION… he stands for things that are right and just and that most people are too cowardly to stand up and fight for.
    Good Lord the state of the world is an absolute disgrace. God would be most DISPLEASED of how mankind has so easily let greed, power and evil corrupt their minds.

    • Anne,
      WOW!
      But you FORGOT to mention that not only are those NASTY DEMOCRATS a part of this DEEP STATE PLOT, but also REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS, REPUBLICAN-APPOINTED JUDGES, and even some ELECTED REPUBLICAN POLITICIANS in both Congress and the Senate are as well.
      How SNEAKY AND CONniving are these DeMoCrAtS? They even made sure that all those WONDERFUL CLAIMS, GOOD CLAIMS, IN FACT THE ABSOLUTE BESTEST claims of how the election was RIGGED, involving VENEZUELAN-modified voting machines and REALLY AND TRULY, BLACKENED HELICOPTERS DROPPING BLACK SHARPIES AT BALLOT COUNTING CENTRES, were tossed out by all those CROOKED REPUBLICAN JUDGES.
      And the BIGGEST AND WORSTEST betrayal of all, where those disloyal REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS, endorsing the ballot count that the ORANGE CHILD had indeed NOT WINNED in those States. And even worse, one of them REFUSED to “FIND” 11,000 measly votes, in order to mount an appeal.
      Anne, Please, please assure me that your letter was 100% sarcasm. PLEASE!

  5. Main stream media reporting rubbish again, against Trump. I’ve seen live footage from relatives and it was a peaceful gathering of not thousands, but closer to a million people. Not a helicopter in the sky to video the truth once again. Sorry to read the Echo Net daily is also part of the corrupt main stream media, like Google and Facebook who are censoring everything and stopping the truth. The mainstream media didn’t report on the recent corruption reported from the Ukraine, a bombshell on Joe Biden and leaked phone calls. As Shakshi above says: you don’t “Win” by cheating!

    • Suzy,
      Yep, all those nasty Anti-Trump people at Fox, Sky News, Crazies After Dark, etc, after four years of blind support have obviously “sold out” to the Deep State.
      Or maybe it was that mob operating an international paedophile ring run by the Clintons out of a Pizza Shop in New York or some such.
      Sigh!

    • Suzykins,wWhich ‘peaceful gathering’ were you watching? It obviously wasn’t the gathering at The Capitol now was it.

  6. Where was the Trumpsta when the siege was on? I would have thought he’d be straight onto the scene in person and lead another ‘Lafayette Square Clearing Out’ style operation. Oh wait, he only goes in hard ( batons, horses, teargas, all manner of ‘enforcement personnel’ ) on peaceful, law abiding anti-Trump demonstrators. Where was the ” I am your President of Law and Order” ???????

  7. Growing up, I believed America was great! A fertile ground for new and grand ideas to flourish. Though, like all great civilizations in history, those lofty heights of glory come crashing down and imploding. I pray they can reinvent what it means to be American before it is too late.

  8. WOW! I mistakenly thought it was just the Americans that were deluded. But after reading the above comments it is clear that 90% of Echo readers are from a shallow gene pool. Right is right and wrong is wrong and if you cant tell the difference and just follow others like sheep, you are a dumbass like many of our American friends. I really cant believe how much tripe is written above and the conviction it is delivered with.

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