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In photos: Donald Trump supporters gather to protest election results

Supporters of President Donald Trump riot against the Electoral College vote count on Wednesday in protest of Trump’s loss to President-elect Joe Biden, prompting a lockdown of the Capitol Building. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI


The rioters breach the security perimeter and penetrate the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


There were 15 arrests following the breach. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


Pro-Trump rioters destroy network video gear as hundreds of others breach the security perimeter and penetrate the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


Capitol police stand guard as Pro-Trump rioters breach the security perimeter and penetrate the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


During the riots, one woman was fatally shot by Capitol Police and three others died due to medical emergencies. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


Police also recovered two pipe bombs, one at the Democratic National Committee headquarters and one from the Republican National committee headquarters. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI


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