- The DC mayor has ordered a 6 p.m. curfew as chaos erupts at the capital.
- The order, which spans through 6 a.m., doesn’t apply to essential workers.
- It was put in place as Pro-Trump protesters breached the Capitol building.
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The DC mayor has ordered a 6 p.m. curfew for the city after Pro-Trump protesters stormed the Capitol building during a protest on Wednesday.
Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted the order around 2 p.m.
—Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) January 6, 2021
Notice of the 12-hour curfew, which will not apply to essential workers — including press — was also blasted out to cellphones in the city.
A wave of Trump supporters flooded DC today as the Senate formerly confirmed the presidential election results.
The scene turned to chaos as rioters breached he Capitol building.