Thursday, October 28, 2021

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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/WNN | license photo

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

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

Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges