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Aftermath at the U.S. Capitol

Bullet holes and stickers are seen on an entrance to the Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Erin Scott  

Bullet holes and stickers are seen on an entrance to the Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Erin Scott  

Bullet holes and stickers are seen on an entrance to the Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Erin Scott  
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A protective plastic bag covers a defaced bust of President Zachary Taylor in the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A protective plastic bag covers a defaced bust of President Zachary Taylor in the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A protective plastic bag covers a defaced bust of President Zachary Taylor in the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Police search the Capitol grounds the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Police search the Capitol grounds the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Police search the Capitol grounds the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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A flag in a trash can at the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A flag in a trash can at the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A flag in a trash can at the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Furniture litters a hallway in the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Furniture litters a hallway in the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Furniture litters a hallway in the U.S. Capitol Building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A "Make America Great Again" hat sits in the debris left behind at the West Terrace entrance checkpoint.  REUTERS/Erin Scott

A "Make America Great Again" hat sits in the debris left behind at the West Terrace entrance checkpoint. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A "Make America Great Again" hat sits in the debris left behind at the West Terrace entrance checkpoint. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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The phrase "Murder the media" is written on a door to the U.S. Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

The phrase "Murder the media" is written on a door to the U.S. Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

The phrase "Murder the media" is written on a door to the U.S. Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Debris is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Debris is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Debris is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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A worker cleans up debris outside the U.S. Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the building. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A worker cleans up debris outside the U.S. Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the building. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A worker cleans up debris outside the U.S. Capitol a day after supporters of President Trump stormed the building. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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A U.S. Capitol window is seen smashed. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A U.S. Capitol window is seen smashed. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A U.S. Capitol window is seen smashed. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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A broken window near the House chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A broken window near the House chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A broken window near the House chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The aftermath of emergency medical attention in a hallway.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The aftermath of emergency medical attention in a hallway. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The aftermath of emergency medical attention in a hallway. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Workers clean the security checkpoint at the West Terrace entrance. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Workers clean the security checkpoint at the West Terrace entrance. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Workers clean the security checkpoint at the West Terrace entrance. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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The Supreme Court is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

The Supreme Court is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

The Supreme Court is seen through a smashed glass door to the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Scraps of a demonstrator's poster lays below a Congressional members and staff entrance sign at the Senate Carriage Entrance a day after hundreds of Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Scraps of a demonstrator's poster lays below a Congressional members and staff entrance sign at the Senate Carriage Entrance a day after hundreds of Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Scraps of a demonstrator's poster lays below a Congressional members and staff entrance sign at the Senate Carriage Entrance a day after hundreds of Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Members of the news media survey damaged equipment a day after Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Members of the news media survey damaged equipment a day after Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Members of the news media survey damaged equipment a day after Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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A worker cleans a statue of former President Ronald Reagan inside the Rotunda. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A worker cleans a statue of former President Ronald Reagan inside the Rotunda. REUTERS/Erin Scott

A worker cleans a statue of former President Ronald Reagan inside the Rotunda. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Workers install heavy-duty security fencing around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Workers install heavy-duty security fencing around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Workers install heavy-duty security fencing around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Workers erect a security fence around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers erect a security fence around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers erect a security fence around the Capitol the day after. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Documents lie on the floor inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS

Documents lie on the floor inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS

Documents lie on the floor inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS
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Flipped furniture and broken glass lie on the floor. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  

Flipped furniture and broken glass lie on the floor. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  

Flipped furniture and broken glass lie on the floor. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  
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Debris litters the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Debris litters the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Debris litters the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A door with broken windows inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  

A door with broken windows inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  

A door with broken windows inside the Capitol. Tom Brandt via REUTERS  
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Furniture litters a hallway. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Furniture litters a hallway. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Furniture litters a hallway. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A sign lies on the floor near a window. Tom Brandt via REUTERS

A sign lies on the floor near a window. Tom Brandt via REUTERS

A sign lies on the floor near a window. Tom Brandt via REUTERS
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Broken glass is pictured on the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Broken glass is pictured on the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Broken glass is pictured on the floor. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Virginia State Police and U.S. Capitol Police inside the Rotunda the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Virginia State Police and U.S. Capitol Police inside the Rotunda the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Virginia State Police and U.S. Capitol Police inside the Rotunda the day after. REUTERS/Erin Scott
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Debris litters a hallway.   Jasper Colt/USA TODAY

Debris litters a hallway.   Jasper Colt/USA TODAY

Debris litters a hallway.   Jasper Colt/USA TODAY
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National Guard members walk behind a fence installed a day after Trump supporters occupied the building. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith  

National Guard members walk behind a fence installed a day after Trump supporters occupied the building. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith  

National Guard members walk behind a fence installed a day after Trump supporters occupied the building. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith  
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