2020 Election

Biden Election Certified With Few Objections as GOP Finally Defies Trump

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20—something President Donald Trump and his most loyal allies couldn't stop, especially after pro-Trump protestors mobbed the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers worked to certify the election results Wednesday.

Trump Loyalists Push Baseless Theory Antifa Staged Mob Attack

"They were masquerading as Trump supporters and in fact were members of the violent terrorist group Antifa," Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said after supporters of President Donald Trump rioted and breached the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday.

Barack Obama Blames Trump for 'Violent Crescendo' of Mob at Capitol

"We'd be kidding ourselves if we treated it as a total surprise," former President Barack Obama said Wednesday while condemning violence at the U.S. Capitol that he says President Donald Trump "incited" due to continuing to falsely claim he won the election instead of President-elect Joe Biden.

Riot Response Hampered by No Clear Federal Chain of Command

"What's most concerning is the lack of preparation here," the DC National Guard member said. "I don't know who in the chain of command dropped the ball. There was no plan and we were not in position when we needed to be."

Mitt Romney Rips Pro-Trump 'Insurrection,' Condemns Colleagues

The fiery rebuke was meant to be a floor speech given as Congress congregated earlier in the day for a joint session to certify Biden's victory. However, a pro-Trump mob who took over the Capitol forced him to instead release a statement.

Chinese State Media Compares Pro-Trump Rioters to Hong Kong

Chen Weihua, EU Bureau Chief for China's state-run China Daily newspaper, compared supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday to a Hong Kong "mobs" protesting for democracy.