The Capitol: Congress reconvenes to certify Biden's win as White House staff resigns

The Capitol: Congress reconvenes to certify Biden's win as White House staff resigns

- The congress has resumed back to sitting as normalcy restored hours after the attack on the US Capitol

- President Donald Trump faces likely removal as his rhetorics were said to have triggered the massive riot that led to the death of four people

- As America's democracy faces its trying period, a top White House official has resigned with two others reportedly said to follow suit

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In an unprecedented turn of events, the US Capitol was on Wednesday, January 6, attacked by supporters of President Donald Trump in what led to the death of four people as multiple injuries recorded on both law enforcement officers and protesters.

The Senate were about to certify Joe Biden of the Democratic Party's win in the November 3 presidential polls when the seat of the congress was breached by the pro-Trump supporters, leading to the evacuation of the lawmakers.

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Biden was leading Trump of the Republican Party before the session was interrupted on Wednesday by the angry rioters, CNN reports.

Congress reconvenes to certify Biden's win after rioters breach Capitol
President Trump's supporters invaded the US Capitol when the congress was voting to certify Joe Biden's victory. Credit: Saul Loeb
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Trump's rhetoric and delusional claims of victory were said to have triggered the mass attack on the legislative chamber, with many Democratic congresswomen now contemplating removing the US president as the Senate reconvened.

Trump has less than two weeks to the end of his tenure.

White House deputy national security adviser resigns

Meanwhile, Matt Pottinger has resigned, with the White House deputy national security adviser describing President Trump's action as a total disgrace.

As at Wednesday when the incident happened, Trump's top aides, including national security adviser Robert O'Brien and deputy chief of staff Chris Liddell, were considering resigning.

VP Pence refuses to "corner" Biden's victory

In another turn of event, the effort by President Trump to steal the United States of America presidential election met a dead end as Vice President Mike Pence told him that the plan will not be possible.

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Describing Trump's action as presidential, Pence formalised his views in a letter to lawmakers, declaring he has no "unilateral authority to decide presidential contests" and could not change the results of the election.

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