CNN reports that the US Capitol is now on lockdown as Trump backers attempt to storm the building during the joint session certifying the election results.
The US Capitol is now on lockdown.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) January 6, 2021
Extremely tense on the west front of the Capitol. You can tell there’s been ample pepper spray—the air stings.
Barricades have been breached and Trump supporters are pressing against a line of riot cops. Repeated yells of PUSH FORWARD. pic.twitter.com/SQPCtGnhTI
— Alejandro Alvarez (@aletweetsnews) January 6, 2021