Chaos at the Capitol: Photos show moment rioters stormed the halls of Congress

A Moment In America, Unimaginable But Perhaps Inevitable
Manuel Balce Ceneta

Supporters of President Donald Trump are confronted by Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber at the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington.

It took authorities more than four hours to secure the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building and engaged in violent confrontations with police. One woman was shot and killed inside the Capitol.