In pictures: First anniversary of the US Capitol riot in Washington

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Former US President Donald Trump connected Thursday (local time) said that President Joe Biden's code connected the archetypal day of Capitol riot was a "political theater"

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What happened connected Jan 6?

What happened connected  Jan 6?

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On January 6, 2021, a radical of Trump loyalists stormed the US Capitol building successful Washington, clashing with police, damaging property, seizing the inauguration signifier and occupying the rotunda. 

The unrest took spot aft Trump urged his supporters to protestation what helium claimed was a stolen statesmanlike election. 

Why it happened?

Why it happened?

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They sought to overturn his decision successful the 2020 statesmanlike predetermination by disrupting the associated league of Congress, assembled to number electoral votes that would formalise past President-elect Joe Biden's victory. 

President Trump addressed supporters, urging them to spell to the Capitol to show "peacefully." But helium besides exhorted them to act: "If you don't combat similar hell, you're not going to person a state anymore," helium said.

Many radical were injured

Many radical   were injured

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Many radical were injured, including 138 constabulary officers. Four officers, who responded to the attack, committed termination wrong 7 months.

Biden marked the archetypal day of the US Capitol riot

Biden marked the archetypal  day  of the US Capitol riot

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On Thursday, Biden marked the archetypal day of the US Capitol riot, blaming Trump for the violence. Speaking astatine Congress, Biden held his predecessor liable for the onslaught connected the spot of American democracy.

Biden accused Trump and his supporters for holding a dagger astatine the pharynx of ideology with lies that sparked past year's deadly assault, and utilized the day of the onslaught arsenic an juncture to pass Americans that the strategy of authorities successful the state remains nether threat.

The President acceptable the code connected a time of remembrance that was marked by fiery speeches, moments of soundlessness and anguished accounts from lawmakers recalling the terrifying hours, erstwhile the mob laid siege to the Capitol and rioters tried to halt the routine, ceremonial certification of predetermination results.

Trump said Biden utilized his sanction during the code to "divide" America

Trump said Biden utilized  his sanction  during the code   to

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Meanwhile, successful a statement, Trump said Biden utilized his sanction during the code to "divide" America. "Biden, who is destroying our federation with insane policies of unfastened borders, corrupt elections, disastrous vigor policies, unconstitutional mandates, and devastating schoolhouse closures, utilized my sanction contiguous to effort to further disagreement America," work the statement.

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First Published: Fri, January 07 2022. 20:09 IST

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