U.S. President Donald Trump called on his protesting supporters who stormed the Capitol building in Washington to act peacefully and support the police. He wrote this on his Twitter account.
“Please support our metropolitan police and law enforcement. They are truly on the side of our country. Stay peaceful!”, the head of state addressed the protesters.
Earlier, Trump supporters clashed with police near the Capitol in Washington. Police used tear gas and non-lethal weapons to disperse them, several people were injured.Protesters broke into the building and surrounded the Senate chamber. The Senate and House of Representatives adjourned.