Democracy under siege: An hour-by-hour look at the assault on the U.S. Capitol By Reuters

Democracy under siege: An hour-by-hour look at the assault on the U.S. Capitol By Reuters
Democracy under siege: An hour-by-hour look at the assault on the U.S. Capitol © Reuters. Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S. January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

By Jan Wolfe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Almost a year has passed since supporters of Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol in a failed attempt to overturn his election defeat, the worst assault on the seat of the federal government since the War of 1812.

Four people died on the day of the riot. About 140 police were injured during the multi-hour onslaught by Trump supporters and four officers have since taken their own lives. What follows is a look at the key events of the day:

THE RALLY BEGINS

10:50 a.m.: Supporters of then-President Trump converge on a park near the White House for his “Save America”…

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