Pro-Trump Protesters Clash with Capitol Police Before Breaking Into Building

Pro-Trump protesters and police clashed on the steps of the Capitol in Washington on January 6, before a crowd stormed inside.

The clashes took place after a rally addressed by President Donald Trump coincided with Congress meeting to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.

At least 13 people were arrested over the siege of the Capitol, media reports citing Washington Police said.

This video shows police officers and protesters physically clashing, while barricades on the steps of the Capitol are brought down. Credit: Tyler Leikam via Storyful