Hollywood reacts with disgust at US Capitol rioters, fury at Trump


A US Capitol police officer shoots pepper spray at a protestor attempting to enter the Capitol building during a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 election results on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, the United States. Photo: Reuters

Hollywood and much of the rest of the United States watched in disgust and shock as supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol building in protest over Congress meeting to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.

The members of the pro-Trump mob, some wearing full riot gear, broke into offices in the Capitol building and forced congresspeople to hide under their desks in terror as police drew guns at rioters who had gotten inside. Several lawmakers, including Vice President Mike Pence, were evacuated from the building.

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