[391], Questions have been raised in the media regarding the discrepancy in police response to Black Lives Matter and white supremacist protesters, including the rioters who stormed the US Capitol. Deaths Near 100,000, An Incalculable Loss, Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2021_storming_of_the_United_States_Capitol&oldid=1000775058, Attacks on buildings and structures in the 2020s, Attacks on buildings and structures in the United States, Controversies of the 2020 United States presidential election, Coups d'état and coup attempts in the United States, Crimes against police officers in the United States. Find on Wikipedia. [299] All of the "yeas" came from Republicans while the "nays" were from 83 Republicans and 220 Democrats. [203], Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate Michael C. Stenger accompanied a group of senators including Lindsey Graham and Joe Manchin to a secure location in a Senate office building. [68][69][70][71] The crowd was dispersed from the Capitol later that evening, and the counting of the electoral votes resumed and was completed in the early morning hours. He had two major international hits with his songs "Sometimes When We Touch" and "Can't We Try", a duet with Vonda Shepard, as well as a number of other charting singles in Canada and the United States. [128] The FBI spoke to over a dozen known extremists and "was able to discourage those individuals from traveling to D.C.", according to a senior FBI official. He has also made … [426][427] There were also protests in the Los Angeles area, including at the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters downtown; as well as in Beverly Hills and in Newport Beach. [86][87][88] A week after the riot, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for "incitement of insurrection", making him the only U.S. president to have been impeached twice. [64], Trump initially resisted sending the D.C. National Guard to quell the mob. "[189][190][191] Outside, the mob chanted, "Hang Mike Pence!,"[192] which some crowds continued to chant as they stormed the Capitol;[193][194] at least three rioters were overheard by a reporter saying they wanted to find Pence and execute him as a "traitor" by hanging him from a tree outside the building. "[149] He called upon his supporters to "fight much harder" against "bad people";[148] told the crowd that "you are allowed to go by very different rules";[148] said that his supporters were "not going to take it any longer";[147] framed the moment as a last stand,[147] suggested that Pence and other Republican officials put themselves in danger by accepting Biden's victory;[148] and told the crowd that he would march with them to the Capitol (although he did not do so). [269] Around 3:30 p.m., Northam said that he was working with Bowser and Congress leaders to respond and that he was sending members of the Virginia National Guard and 200 Virginia State Troopers to support D.C. law enforcement, at the mayor's request. [217], Sund joined a conference call with D.C. government and Pentagon officials at 2:26 p.m. where he "[made] an urgent, urgent immediate request for National Guard assistance", telling them he needed "boots on the ground". In 1977, Hill recorded the ballad "Sometimes When We Touch". Before finishing high school, he recorded a demo tape with the assistance of his boyhood friend Matt McCauley, later a well-known composer and arranger. He was later placed on life support,[6] but died the following day. When asked what the Capitol Police were doing to stop the rioters, Sund told Waters, "We're doing the best we can" before the line went dead. [80][81] Opinion polls showed that a large majority of Americans disapproved of the storming of the Capitol and of Trump's actions leading up to and following it, although some Republicans supported the attack or did not blame Trump for it. [297], Congress reconvened in the evening of January 6 after the Capitol was cleared of trespassers. And if you don't fight like hell, you're not going to have a country anymore." [284], New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged to deploy a thousand members of the New York National Guard to D.C., in addition to the resources promised by other states. Originally from Louisville, Daniel now lives in Los Angeles working exclusively in film & television. Some verbal and physical attacks on reporters were reported, with attackers denigrating media outlets as providing "fake news". [283] Although Bowser had ordered a 6:00 p.m. curfew, it went largely ignored by the pro-Trump rioters, hundreds of whom remained in the Capitol Hill area two hours after the curfew went into effect. [406] About 60 pro-Trump activists gathered outside the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta,[407] including armed militia movement members. Daniel Grafton Hill IV[1][2] (born 3 June 1954) is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter. Included in the group were some convicted criminals, including a man who had been released from a Florida prison after serving a sentence for attempted murder. [382], Calls for Trump to be prosecuted for inciting the crowd were also made in the aftermath of the event. [296] He also had three handguns in his possession at the time of his arrest. [376], Many media outlets worldwide described the storming as "anarchy", including British newspaper i and Canadian newspaper Ottawa Sun. [373][374] Multiple world leaders have made a call for peace, describing the riots as "an attack on democracy". [252] At 4:06 p.m. on national television, President-elect Biden called for President Trump to end the riot. [110][111] Many of the posters planned for violence prior to the event, with some individuals discussing how to avoid police on the streets, which tools to bring to help pry open doors, and how to smuggle weapons into Washington D.C.[111] Following clashes with Washington D.C. police during protests on December 12, 2020, the Proud Boys and other far-right groups turned against supporting law enforcement. "[66][252], At 6:25 p.m., Trump tweeted: "These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long" and then issued a call: "Go home with love & in peace. [244], Trump, who had spent previous weeks promoting the "Save America" rally,[245] was "initially pleased" when his supporters breached the Capitol and refused to intercede,[246] but also "expressed disgust on aesthetic grounds" over the "low class" appearance of the supporters involved in the rioting. You have to show strength and you have to be strong. They Were A Message", "Several groups of extremists stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. 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[133] Others gathered about a quarter-mile north on the Ellipse, where Trump, his lawyer and adviser Rudy Giuliani, and others, such as Chapman University School of Law professor John C. Eastman, gave speeches. [225] Some individuals came heavily armed. [102], Ali Alexander, a right-wing political activist who took part in organizing the rally and expressed support for the storming as "completely peaceful", was reported as saying in December that Representatives Paul Gosar (R–AZ), Andy Biggs (R–AZ) and Mo Brooks (R–AL) were involved in the planning of "something big". [408][407][409] A pro-Trump demonstration took place inside the first-floor rotunda of the Kansas State Capitol; the organizers had a permit and no incidents were reported. [102] Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said his media company paid $500,000 to book the Ellipse for the pro-Trump rally immediately preceding the riots, and claimed that the Trump White House asked him to lead the march to the Capitol. [361][362] Representative Anna Eshoo (D–CA) said in a statement that "[i]mages on social media and in the press of vigilantes accessing congressional computers are worrying" and that she had asked the Chief Administrative Officer of the House (CAO) "to conduct a full assessment of threats based on what transpired". [33][34] These rioters occupied, vandalized,[35][36] and looted[37] parts of the building for several hours. [179] This criticism came from liberal Christian groups such as the Red-Letter Christians as well as evangelical groups who were generally supportive of Trump. [207][208] With violence breaking out, Capitol security advised the members of Congress to take cover. Daniel R. Hill is an American actor. [58] Rioters occupied the empty Senate chamber while federal law enforcement officers drew handguns to defend the evacuated House floor. 2018. [235] As of January 14, at least 28 law enforcement officers or officials are suspected of participating in Trump's pre-riot rally, or joining the Capitol riots, or both. We have to have peace. [196], With senators still in the chamber, Trump reached Senator Tommy Tuberville by phone and told him to do more to block the counting of Biden's electoral votes. [252] By 3:40 p.m., a number of congressional Republicans called upon Trump to more specifically condemn violence and to call on his supporters to end the occupation of the Capitol: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R–CA) said that he had spoken to Trump to ask him to "calm individuals down"; Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued a tweet telling Trump that "it is crucial you help restore order by sending resources to assist the police and ask those doing this to stand down"; and Representative Mike Gallagher (R–WI), in a video message, told Trump to "call it off". Find Daniel R. Hill movies, filmography, bio, co stars, photos, news and tweets. Continuing to record with McCauley, he succeeded in breaking the RCA contract and signing with GRT Records, an independent Canadian label. [158][184] A police officer carrying a semi-automatic weapon appeared on the floor and stood between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). [271][347] Windows were smashed throughout the building, leaving the floor littered with glass and debris. [377][378], Several NATO intelligence agencies outside the United States also briefed their governments that it was an attempted coup by President Trump which may have had help from federal law-enforcement officials. ", "Chapman Faces Pressure to Fire Professor Who Spoke at Trump Rally", "Mo Brooks: Today patriots start 'kicking ass' in fighting vote results", "NC Congressional Delegates React To Violence As Pro-Trump Mob Storms US Capitol". [262][263] McCarthy and Miller decided to deploy the entire 1,100-strong force of D.C. National Guard to quell violence. [395][396], On January 11, 2021, David Cicilline, along with Jamie Raskin and Ted Lieu, introduced to the House a single article of impeachment against Trump, which they had written, for "incitement of insurrection" in urging his supporters to march on the Capitol building. Aides to Mitch McConnell, barricaded in a room just off a hallway, heard a rioter outside the door "praying loudly", asking for "the evil of Congress [to] be brought to an end". [273] He suggested that Trump could be investigated for comments he made to his supporters before they stormed the Capitol, and that others, including any Capitol Police officers, who "assisted or facilitated or played some ancillary role" in the events could also be investigated. The "Rally to Revival" was organized by Cindy Chafian and permitted to take place at Freedom Plaza during the afternoon and evening;[133] the "Save the Republic Rally" was organized by Moms for America and took place in the early afternoon at Area 9 across from the Russell Senate Office Building;[134] and the "One Nation Under God" rally, which was organized by Virginia Women for Trump, Stop the Steal, American Phoenix Project, and Jericho March, took place near the United States Supreme Court. [230], The Associated Press reviewed public and online records of more than 120 participants after the storming and found that many of them shared conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election on social media and had also believed other "QAnon" and "deep state" conspiracy theories. 49908873, citing Bonnie Cemetery, Angie, Washington Parish, Louisiana, USA ; … [392][393][394] According to an analysis by The Guardian of statistics collected by the US Crisis Monitor, "Police in the United States are three times more likely to use force against leftwing protesters than rightwing protesters", regardless of whether the protest is peaceful or violent. [6] The pair's final collaboration, a song about death called "Are You Ready", was completed just ten days before Quarrington's death in early 2010, which would be featured in a television documentary, Paul Quarrington: Life in Music. The protest extended onto Las Vegas Boulevard as protesters marched to the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse. [65] In a Twitter video, he called the rioters "very special" and told them to "go home in peace" while repeating his false election claims. [275] Shortly before 5:00 p.m., congressional leaders were reportedly being evacuated from the Capitol complex to Fort McNair, a nearby army base. [148][147] In addition to his frequent use of the term "fight", Trump once used the term "peacefully", saying, "I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard. "[281] A video on social media recorded a man harassing an Israeli journalist covering the events live. It concluded that such charges were very unlikely. "[314] At least one of the officers was also stomped upon. [118] Prior to January 6, 2021, the local Joint Terrorism Task Force was notified by the FBI of possible impending violence at the Capitol. We fight like hell. So go home. [182][183], While debate over the Arizona electoral college votes continued, an armed police officer entered the Senate chamber, positioned facing the back entrance of the chamber. [408] A courthouse complex and two other government buildings were closed as a precaution. [59][60][61] Improvised explosive devices were found on the Capitol grounds, as well as at offices of the Democratic National Committee, the Republican National Committee, and in a nearby vehicle. Here's some history and context to help you decide", "Insurrection à Washington : le terme "coup d'Etat" peut-il être utilisé ? "[158], Meanwhile, in the House chamber around 2:15 p.m., while Gosar was speaking, Speaker Pelosi was escorted out of the chamber. 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Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar implicated by activist in Capitol insurrection", "Freedom Caucus Chair Andy Biggs Helped Plan January 6 Event, Lead Organizer Says", "Extremists intensify calls for violence ahead of Inauguration Day", "Reps. Paul Gosar, Andy Biggs credited in video with organizing Trump crowd in DC on day of riot", "GOP Reps.

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