For those not following, pro Trump forces have broken through multiple lines of Police to storm the Capitol, disrupting the election certification.
Both the House and Senate have gone into recess and VP Pence has been taken to a secure location.
What an image. A terrible day for the US and democracy.
If a former Republican President is calling it an insurrection, then we can conclude this is not just a protest.
And a Republican Governor is calling for Trump to be removed from office.
Also in other news the GOP has lost the Senate with the Democrats having won both seats in Georgia.