The United States Capitol Building is now under lockdown after rioters sieged the building on Wednesday (January 6th). Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has initiated a city-wide curfew starting at 6 pm until Thursday.
Today, I'm ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7. pic.twitter.com/lp6Pt3DcYC
— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) January 6, 2021
Rioters protesting the 2020 Presidential election covered the Capitol steps and breached the building during the certification process. Congress members and Vice President Mike Pence was ushered to safety.
WOL will have more on this as it develops.