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Trump tells supporters to ‘go home’ after storming of US Capitol

/ 06:36 AM January 07, 2021
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WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 06: Trump supporters gather outside the U.S. Capitol building following a “Stop the Steal” rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. A pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol earlier, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. Trump supporters gathered in the nation’s capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – President Donald Trump told his supporters on Wednesday to “go home” after they stormed the US Capitol following a rally during which he repeated his spurious claims of election fraud.

At the same time as he told his supporters to go home, Trump repeated his incendiary allegations that the November 3 election won by Democrat Joe Biden was “stolen.”

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“I know your pain,” Trump said in a one-minute video on Twitter. “”We had an election that was stolen from us.

“But you have to go home now,” he said. “We have to have peace. We have to have law and order.”

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Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol after his nearby rally, disrupting a joint session of Congress being held to confirm Biden’s victory.

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