Says as the Laura Iranian song “Gloria” can be heard blaring from outside. Later, during a speech of more than an hour, the president made false claims about alleged ballot fraud swindling him out of an electoral victory over Biden.
Trump also had urged the crowd to help him “fight” Biden's confirmation as the winner, and to march to Congress after the rally. When the crowd did so, thousands of people swarmed around the Capitol complex, and shoved past Capitol police to swarm through the halls of Congress, occupying the Senate chamber and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office, among others lawmakers' offices.
One of the invaders, a woman, was shot and killed by a Capitol police officer. Another Capitol police officer died Thursday after being hit by a rioter with a fire extinguisher.
Three other people died during the melee, which has led to calls for Trump to be removed from office, less than two weeks before his term ends. Speaks during a rally of supporters of US PresidentDonaldTrump on The Ellipse outside the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.
“To those Republicans, many of which may be voting on things in the coming hours: You have an opportunity today,” he warned. 'S video pans around the backstage area, where a woman who appeared to be White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany smiled as she took a photo of television monitors showing the crowd outside.
Said at one point to Guilfoyle on the video, where she can be seen dancing and shimmying to the music. “I think we're at T-minus a couple of seconds here, guys, so tune in and check it out,” Donald Jr.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows then appears behind him, broadly grinning and giving a thumbs-up to the camera. Says, a nod to the fact that his father had lost support from many congressional Republicans, and his own vice president, Pence, in his legally doomed effort to block Biden from taking office.
Then pans the camera to capture his sister Ivanka Trump, who is a senior White House advisor, who smiles and waves at him. Adds in a joking voice, as the brothers playfully tussled with each other.
Guilfoyle then said, referring to Lara, “future senator,” a reference to Lara exploring whether to run for the Senate from her home state of North Carolina. Shows his family and friends laughing and joking in the backstage area before President Donald Trump spoke at a rally Wednesday.
Not long afterward, a mob of the president's supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol in a riot that left five people dead. 'S girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle saying she hopes Vice President Mike Pence has “the courage or the brains to do the right thing” and block the confirmation of Joe Biden as president by Congress.
Posted a photo to Instagram Saturday standing in front of a “Don Jr 2024” sign, teasing that prospect. This was a sign I saw up at the Fallon Nevada Livestock Auction.
Does not have a formal role in the White House and has mostly acted as an outside surrogate, juicing up the president ’s fans on social media and savaging his enemies. In the past he has floated the idea of running for mayor of New York City, though his father has poured cold water on the possibility.
“He couldn’t win as a Republican, he wouldn’t have a chance,” the president told Fox Business last month. And Rudy Giuliani may all be investigated and charged for their potential roles in inciting a violent mob that stormed the US Capitol, Washington, DC’s top prosecutor hinted Friday.
In a call with reporters Thursday, Michael Sherwin, the US attorney for the District of Columbia, said his office would look at anyone involved in the riot who broke the law. Speaks to Trump supporters attending a rally protesting the 2020 election results in Washington on Wednesday. Bryan Smith/Yuma Wire“Anyone that had a role, and the evidence fits the elements of a crime, they’re going to be charged,” he said.
When asked if that included the commander-in-chief, Sherwin responded: “I don’t want to sound like a broken record. Five people, including a US Capitol Police officer, died in the violent riots when thousands of the president ’s supporters invaded Congress as lawmakers and Vice President Mike Pence were gathered inside to confirm Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
Capitol police officers point their guns at a door in the House chamber during Wednesday's siege. And other Trump surrogates egged on supporters at a “Save America March” outside the White House before the riots, telling them the election had been stolen and to never accept the results.