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US elections 2020

Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, disrupting electoral count

Results certified under tight security after deadly violence

People shelter in the House of Representatives gallery as rioters try to break into the House chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.   © AP

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON -- Rioters loyal to U.S. President Donald Trump breached the Capitol building Wednesday, delaying a joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote count for Joe Biden and sending legislators scrambling for cover.

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