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Inside the U.S. Capitol as siege unfolded

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6.  REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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A supporter of President Trump carries a Confederate battle flag on the second floor of the Capitol near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler  

A supporter of President Trump carries a Confederate battle flag on the second floor of the Capitol near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler  

A supporter of President Trump carries a Confederate battle flag on the second floor of the Capitol near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler  
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Members of the Capitol police look through a smashed window, January 6.   REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Members of the Capitol police look through a smashed window, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Members of the Capitol police look through a smashed window, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6.  
 REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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U.S. Capitol Police evacuate journalists and House press staff members from the Capitol to a connected office building January 6. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Capitol Police evacuate journalists and House press staff members from the Capitol to a connected office building January 6. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Capitol Police evacuate journalists and House press staff members from the Capitol to a connected office building January 6. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A protester wears a gas mask as Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester wears a gas mask as Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester wears a gas mask as Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber    

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber    

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber    
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Rep. David Trone wears a gas mask inside the Capitol, January 6.   Twitter/@RepDavidTrone

Rep. David Trone wears a gas mask inside the Capitol, January 6. Twitter/@RepDavidTrone

Rep. David Trone wears a gas mask inside the Capitol, January 6. Twitter/@RepDavidTrone
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Members of the media work as pro-Trump protesters rally  at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Members of the media work as pro-Trump protesters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Members of the media work as pro-Trump protesters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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A supporter of President Trump takes a seat on the second floor near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler

A supporter of President Trump takes a seat on the second floor near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler

A supporter of President Trump takes a seat on the second floor near the entrance to the Senate, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler
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Pro-Trump supporters help a protester as they storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump supporters help a protester as they storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

Pro-Trump supporters help a protester as they storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6.  REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  
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A protester reacts as Pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester reacts as Pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester reacts as Pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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Supporters of President Trump set off a fire extinguisher after breaching security defenses as police move in on the second floor, January 6.          REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Supporters of President Trump set off a fire extinguisher after breaching security defenses as police move in on the second floor, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Supporters of President Trump set off a fire extinguisher after breaching security defenses as police move in on the second floor, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler
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Supporters of President Trump demonstrate on the second floor, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Supporters of President Trump demonstrate on the second floor, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Supporters of President Trump demonstrate on the second floor, January 6.         REUTERS/Mike Theiler
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Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  

Pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber  
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People wearing gas masks walk inside the Capitol, January 6. Twitter/@RepDavidTrone

People wearing gas masks walk inside the Capitol, January 6. Twitter/@RepDavidTrone

People wearing gas masks walk inside the Capitol, January 6. Twitter/@RepDavidTrone
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A protester wears a respirator as pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6.   REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester wears a respirator as pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber

A protester wears a respirator as pro-Trump supporters rally at the Capitol Building, January 6. REUTERS/Ahmed Gaber
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