Chaos is erupting in the Capitol Building as police officers whip out guns while rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the building.
HuffPost’s Matt Fuller tweeted that guns have been drawn in the chamber as hundreds of rioters storm the Capitol, tearing down four layers of security fencing and breaching the building.
Meanwhile other rioters engaged in an all-out brawl with police as officers struggle to keep up with the mass rioting.
Trump supporters have broken into the Capitol
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) January 6, 2021
Earlier video shows rioters smashing through glass doors at the Capitol Building as hundreds of rioters descend upon the capitol.
The Madison building on Capitol Hill was evacuated minutes after the breach, Politico reporter Melanie Zanona said on Twitter. Zanona followed her tweet up noting the Capitol is on complete lockdown and tear has has been dispersed after those on the floor of the House were told to “get down on your chairs if necessary.”
Other videos posted to Twitter shows a small group of rioters, some donned in red “Make America Great Again” hats, standing together as one protester begins spraying a fire extinguisher in the building as smoke billows up.
Steven Nelson of the New York Post reports that there are other protesters in the building as well taking cover from the select few who discharged the fire extinguisher.