Dozens of Donald Trump supporters in Washington interrupted the meeting for the ratification of the election result by the Congress.
Incidents are currently taking place between thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump and the police, who broke the protective railings and invaded the Capitol area.
According to CNNi, Capitol police are seeking reinforcements, including federal forces. The U.S. network broadcast images from inside the building with security men holding out their guns and securing a door with heavy furniture.
Washington Mayor Muriel Boozer announced a curfew until 6:00 a.m. Thursday. In a Twitter post, Republican Illinois Sen. Adam Kinzinger talks about a coup attempt.