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Today Marks One Year Since US Capitol Riot

Stock image: US Capitol Building via Trevor Adams/Pexels

Group of Donald Trump supporters

Today marks one year since the storming of the US Capitol Building.

Elected representatives had been finalising the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, when a large group of Donald Trump supporters broke into the building.

Five people died as a result of the events.

The anniversary will be marked with a vigil by US lawmakers.

American President Joe Biden will make a speech to mark the anniversary.

Former Chief of Staff to Donald Trump, Mick Mulvaney, believes the former President's speech beforehand was not inciting a riot.

However, he adds Mr. Trump should have taken action when it became clear many people started to take his speech that way:

 

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