The Congress met to affirm the vote of the people as shown by the electors. That's interfering with the function of government. The broke into offices mostly because they were there. Don't know what they might have taken or destroyed. The list goes on. The need for more police coverage wasn't met until things were already underway. Some governors are ordering the National Guard to DC for the next two weeks.
We always felt secure in claiming that an armed insurrection in order to destroy the legally elected government couldn't happen here. Today it almost did.
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