Trump supporters captured Parliament, BBC reporter: It is the second time that the Capitol has been occupied after it was burned by British troops in 1814.
Trump supporters captured Congress on the 6th, and BBC reporter Marshall tweeted that the last time the U.S. Capitol was occupied in 1814, when the British army tried to regain control of the United States.
CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins also tweeted: “According to the director of the Academic and Operations Department of the Congressional Historical Society, the U.S. Capitol was broken today since the British attack and The first time after the arson of the Capitol.
Different Capitol! 2017 Trump swearing-in scene VS 2021 riot picture
On the afternoon of January 6th local time, hundreds of protesters gathered in Washington, D.C., to support Trump’s demonstration, some demonstrators rushed directly into the Capitol to confront armed security personnel.
Many netizens think of the scene when Trump was sworn in at the Capitol in 2017, which is in sharp contrast to four years ago and four years later.
Some netizens called this comparison “heartbreaking”, and others compared that in January 2017, hundreds of young people were arrested for burning garbage cans at Trump’s inauguration in Washington.
In January 2021, no large-scale arrests were carried out.