U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has been moved from the Capitol to a secure location.
According to the source, Pence along with Senator Chuck Grassley were taken to a safe place because of protests by supporters of the current U.S. President Donald Trump.
Earlier, supporters of the U.S. leader clashed with police near the Capitol in Washington. Police used tear gas and non-lethal weapons to disperse them, several people were injured. Protesters stormed the building and surrounded the Senate chamber. The Senate and House of Representatives adjourned.
The day before, Trump said that Vice President Michael Pence has the right to reconsider the results of the November 3 presidential election. According to the American leader, Pence has all the necessary powers to invalidate the electors who were fraudulently elected in the disputed states.