Trump to supporters who stormed Capitol: ‘Remember this day forever!’

US President Donald Trump appears to justify the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters, after police clear them from the area after an hours-long siege.

“These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long,” Trump writes on Twitter.

“Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!