Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has accepted the resignation of Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger a day after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. America is and must always be a nation of law and order. Toomey is the second Republican senator to call for the President's resignation, joining Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski. Maryland Gov. Police march on large crowds of protesters gathering near the White House, using stun grenades and tear gas, while the National Guard is out in force in 24 states around the country. "This goes beyond merely refusing to concede defeat. President-elect Joe Biden has repeatedly said it’s up to the Congress to decide how to sanction President Trump for his role in instigating the violent attack on the Capitol, but CNN has learned that his advisers are working intently behind the scenes with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats in hopes of finding a middle ground that can keep his new administration from becoming bogged down in impeachment proceedings. The head of the US Capitol Police will resign effective January 16 following the breach of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. 10:20 p.m. | Four people have died following the protests that turned into riots at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Live Protest Coverage. "Now Congress has certified the results, a new administration will be inaugurated on January 20th," Trump said in the video message. The US recorded more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before – nearly 3,900 – on the same day a mob attacked the Capitol. "The express goal was to demand that Congress and Vice President Mike Pence reject electors from enough states to deny Mr Biden an Electoral College victory. Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Protesters stormed the building and occupied for hours. Credit:AP. "Today, we follow the will of the people in their demand to hold accountable those responsible for the disaster that has been in hiding for seven years, ... Beirut explosion live … "2020 has been a challenging time for our people. "The risk increases exponentially indoors.". Today. Two bystanders in a Washington street expressed strong feelings at the riots unfolding at the Capitol and contrasted the response of the authorities to Black Lives Matter protests. "The demonstrators who infiltrated the Capitol have defiled the seat of American democracy. "I'm begging everyone to help us out because we aren't the front line. US News. Skyrocketing caseloads there are threatening to force hospitals to ration care and essentially decide who lives and who dies. House Majority Whip James Clyburn says the House could vote on the article of impeachment against President Trump Tuesday or Wednesday of this week, but may delay delivering the article of impeachment to the Senate until after President-elect Joe Biden has had time to work on his agenda. John Connelly 1/11/2021. Acting US Attorney Michael Sherwin says “all options are on the table” for charging members of the mob, including sedition charges. Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest outside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump cover their faces to protect from tear gas during a clash with police officers in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington. "We have just been through an intense election and emotions are high. Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has. Chaos broke out in several major U.S. cities on Sunday night as rioters hijacked what had been peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. ", "I'm less worried about what was happening outdoors," Dr Rimoin said. How riots ended many lives Thursday January 07 2021 People walk with their hands raised up in Kampala during the riots on November 18 where scores … More than 90 people have been arrested and more arrests are likely. Thanks for reading, and have a good Friday afternoon. Trump riots at the US Capitol - everything we know so far. 7 months ago . Follow here for the latest news. Delhi riots today live. Although some officers were injured and hospitalised yesterday, no USCP officers have passed away. The breach halted the effort by Congress to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. ... LIVE NOW: California Highway Patrol is in pursuit of suspect in Orange County. 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