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Police: 800 Trump Supporters Invaded the Capitol

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About 800 supporters of then-President Trump invaded the Capitol building in Washington on Jan. 6, Capitol police estimate.


And many more than 10,000 people were outside the Capitol grounds, the acting chief said during a hearing in parliament on the violent assault.

Many people are under investigation, including 35 agents. Six of them have already been suspended.

The stampede took place after a speech by Trump nearby. At the time, Trump’s electoral defeat was sealed in the Capitol.

Capitol security forces were unable to stop the attack. The riots killed five people, including a police officer.

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