The “New York Times” newspaper reported that an explosive device was found outside the headquarters of the Republican and Democratic parties, as security forces evacuated the site of its employees.
And “NBC”, citing law enforcement officials, said that “an improvised explosive device was found in the Capitol Building” in Washington.
Today, I'm ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7. pic.twitter.com/lp6Pt3DcYC
— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) January 6, 2021
Reuters reported this evening, Wednesday, that protesters supporting President Donald Trump broke through the security barriers surrounding the Capitol building and occupied the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
It reported that the Senate suspended discussion of the election results, while the Capitol Police indicated that the Capitol building had been breached and closed.