A man allegedly told acquaintances that he wanted to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and travelled to DC with a rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
A pro-Trump mob storms the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation’s capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 el
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Police found a pickup truck on Wednesday, the day supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, with 11 handmade bombs, a rifle and two handguns parked near the building, according to CNN, who cited details released by federal prosecutors.
The truck allegedly belongs to a man from Alabama. A police bomb squad located the truck during efforts to secure the Capitol and surrounding area during Wednesday’s attack.
Another man allegedly told acquaintances that he wanted to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and travelled to DC with a rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, and others have been accused of bringing guns and ammunition to the Capitol, CNN reported.
Four people died on the US Capitol grounds Wednesday and 52 people have been arrested, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert J. Contee said Wednesday evening, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in an unprecedented effort to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory.
Police in the US Capitol on Wednesday responded with drawn guns and tear gas as swarms of protesters stormed in and sought to force Congress to undo President Donald Trump’s election loss shortly after some of Trump’s fellow Republicans launched a last-ditch effort to throw out the results.