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Was It a Coup? No, But Siege on US Capitol Was the Election Violence of a Fragile Democracy

uscapitol 590x472 - Was It a Coup? No, But Siege on US Capitol Was the Election Violence of a Fragile Democracy

Jan 07 (IPS) – Supporters of President Donald Trump, following his encouragement, stormed the US Capitol building on Jan. 6, disrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory. Waving Trump banners, hundreds of people broke through barricades and smashed windows to enter the building where Congress convenes. One rioter died and several police officers were hospitalized in the clash. Congress went on lockdown.

Read the full story, “Was It a Coup? No, But Siege on US Capitol Was the Election Violence of a Fragile Democracy”, on globalissues.org

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