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Trump rioters called for VP Pence hanging

Rioters rampaging through the US Capitol called for vice-president Mike Pence to be hung for not supporting defeated President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the result, in a video played at Trump’s second impeachment trial.

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Impeach Trump push continues

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump unless the vice president and Cabinet invoke constitutional authority to force him out, calling Trump a threat to democracy.

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Capitol cop chief to resign over rioting Trump mob

The head of Washington’s Capitol police says he will resign over what lawmakers called a “shocking failure” of security which allowed a mob incited by President Donald Trump to run unchecked through the heart of government as Congress met to ratify Joe Biden’s election win.

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Guns drawn, one dead as Trump mob storms Capitol in 'attempted coup'

Far-right Trump supporters, egged on by a speech from the President repeating claims of election fraud, have stormed the US Capitol, forcing police to barricade doors to the Senate and House of Representatives and keep protesters at bay at gunpoint as Congress met to certify president-elect Joe Biden’s win.