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Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Supporters of the President Donald Trump riot against the Electoral College signal the closure of the Capitol building to protest Trump’s defeat to President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday. Photo by Leigh Vogel/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The rioters broke through the security perimeter and entered the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The violation was followed by 15 arrests. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Pro-Trump rioters destroy network video gear as hundreds of others breach security perimeters and break into the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Capitol police stand guard as pro-Trump rioters break through the security perimeter and enter the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

During the riots, a woman was fatally shot by Capitol police and three others died due to medical emergencies. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Police also recovered two pipe bombs, one from Democratic National Committee headquarters and one from Republican National Committee headquarters. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A cooler containing Molotov cocktails was recovered on the Capital Ground. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

After the violation and the lockdown, the Congress proceedings resumed at around 8 pm. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A man holds a noose as pro-Trump supporters riot in the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A man holds a Confederate flag as pro-Trump rioters break through the security perimeter and enter the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Several injuries were reported during the scuffle. A woman was killed by being shot. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Rioters marched on balconies and other parts of the Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Pro-Trump rioters clash with law enforcement officers at the US Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The protests disrupted a joint session of Congress to certify the election results and put the Capitol on lockdown. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The Proud Boys and other right-wing groups were among those taking part in the rallies that stormed the Capitol. Photo by Leigh Vogel/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The National Guard and law enforcement agencies were brought in to secure the Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Curfew was imposed in the city from 6 pm on Wednesday till 6 am on Thursday. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Police officers from the US Capitol took the lead as protesters entered the Capitol building. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Lawmakers were asked to use gas masks after tear gas shells were fired at the Capitol Rotunda. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The Capitol riot occurred after a speech by Trump in which he falsely claimed that the election was stolen from him. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Protesters broke police lines to enter the Capitol. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Protesters barge into the Capitol building during a joint session of Congress. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Law enforcement officers point their weapons as protesters attempt to break into the House Chamber. Photo by Pat Benick/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The rioters broke the glass of the main door of the House Chamber which has been reinforced with a large piece of furniture. Photo by Pat Benick/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A large piece of furniture is moved to reinforce the main door of the House Chamber as members of Congress (above) carry their gas masks while vacating. Photo by Pat Benick/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Members of the House of Congress take off their gas masks as they are empty. Photo by Pat Benick/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A US Capitol police officer shoots pepper spray at a demonstrator trying to enter the Capitol building during a joint session of Congress to certify election results. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump supporters climb scaffolding in front of the US Capitol to protest the election results. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Pro-Trump protesters climbed onto the scaffolding. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Men stand apart from the crowd and kneel. Photo by Leigh Vogel/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump supporters breach the security perimeter of the US Capitol to protest the Electoral College vote count, which would certify President-elect Joe Biden as the winner. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Thousands of Trump supporters demonstrated in front of the US Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump talking to the crowd. Pool photo by Sean Thuy/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump said he would never consider Biden his loss because “you don’t accept when theft is involved.” Pool photo by Sean Thuy/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The protests spread to the area around the National Mall. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

The US Park Police said permits for the rally were approved and modified by organizers to increase capacity from 5,000 to 30,000 people. Pool photo by Sean Thuy/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump also denounced Republicans who have not supported his efforts to reverse the election results. Pool photo by Sean Thuy/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Trump supporters march to the US Capitol to protest the Electoral College vote counting. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

Under federal law, January 6 is the date when the Electoral College votes determining the next president are counted in a joint session of Congress. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark

A protester wears an American flag around his head as he joins a gathering of hundreds and prays in protest. Photo by Ken Sedeno/NWN | license photo

Jan. 6 House Committee Summons Former DOJ Officer Jeffrey Clark