U.S. Capitol Riot News Update: President Donald Trump’s agitated supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Washington DC on Wednesday in a riot to prevent a peaceful transfer of power. Here’s what unfolded about the chaos. The readers would know the secret of such incidents and the spiritual remedy thereof.

U.S. Capitol Riot: Highlights

  • Trump’s agitated supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Washington DC on Wednesday
  • Congress resumed their proceedings in the evening
  • The U.S. Congress certified Joe Biden’s win in U.S. polls
  • Donald Trump conceded his defeat in U.S. elections
  • Trump pledged ‘orderly’ transfer of power to Joe Biden
  • World leaders condemn storming of U.S. Capitol
  • Lawmakers consider invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office
  • Many White House staffers resign after Capitol riot
  • Sat-Bhakti is the remedy to all such violent incidence

U.S. Capitol Riot: What Is the Chaos in D.C. and the Aftermath?

President Donald Trump’s Angry supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic agitation intended to foil a peaceful transfer of power from President Trump to President-Elect Joe Biden. Rioters marched through past metal security barricades, scaled walls, and broke windows to struggle their way into the Capitol, a house of legislatures of the American federal government. The riot kind of situation compelled the lawmakers to run away from the building. 

U.S. lawmakers aimed to validate the electoral college certifications for declaring Democrat Joe Biden the presidential election winner. Only minutes before the proceedings to certify the Electoral College vote, Trump supporters captured the U.S. Capitol. The rioters grabbed the presiding officer’s chair in the Senate, the House speaker’s offices, and the Senate dais. They ridiculed the leaders by disgracing the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and Vice President Mike Pence’s seat. 

U.S. Capitol Riot: Congress Resumed Their Proceedings in the Evening

Later, the law enforcement authorities cleared the Capitol, and Congress resumed their proceedings in the evening. The lawmakers condemned the protests that disfigured the Capitol.  They were determined to finish validating the Electoral College vote for Biden’s election. Lawmakers endorsed Joe Biden as the presidential election winner. The U.S. Congress officially confirmed Joe Biden’s victory with the Vice President Mike Pence announcement. Vice President Mike Pence also directed the demonstrators: “You did not win.”

U.S. Capitol Riot Update: Rioters Died and Arrested; Police Injured 

MPD released initial information on Thursday morning confirms four people’s death, the arrest of 52 people amid the pro-Trump riots and demonstrations near and at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. MPD also informed the injury to 14 D.C. Police officers during the agitation. 

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Law Enforcement Authorities confirmed a woman was shot while the rioters broke the barricaded door into the House Chamber. The woman was hospitalized, but later she died. A San Diego man claimed that the woman was his wife. The other three dead persons included one woman and two men. D.C. Police did not release any additional information about deceased persons.

U.S. Capitol Riot: FBI Is Investigating the Violence 

The FBI started the investigation actively in Washington DC violence. The agency is asking people to help in identifying individual rioters. The FBI asks the people to report unlawful violent actions that they witnessed. The people may submit any information, photos, or videos at a website – http://fbi.gov/USCapitol.

How Did President Trump Instigate His Supporters?

U.S. Capitol Riot News Update: On Wednesday, during a noontime rally, President Trump inspired his supporters to protest lawmakers’ actions at the Capitol. Donald Trump told the mob at the Ellipse that he would march with them to the Capitol, but he didn’t go. He said, “If you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore.” He also said, “Let the weak ones get out,” “This is a time for strength.”

U.S. Capitol Riot: Twitter, Facebook Banned Trump

On Wednesday, in an unusual step, Twitter suspended President Trump’s account from posting for 12 hours. The two companies took stern action after Trump began to justify the actions of his supporters. Facebook and Instagram, owned by Facebook, disallowed Trump to post for 24 hours following two violations of its policies. The White House did not respond to the unprecedented actions immediately.

U.S. Capitol Riot: What Did the President-Elect Say? 

President-elect Joe Biden appealed for maintaining “simple decency.” Joe Biden appealed to President Trump to “go on national television now, to fulfil his oath and defend the Constitution and demand an end to this siege.”

U.S. Capitol Riot: Why Do People Talk of the 25th Amendment?

U.S. Capitol Riot Update: After the pro-Trump mob overmastered the Capitol, many lawmakers started feeling to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office before Joe Biden takes oath as President on January 20. The provision of the 25th Amendment clearly defines removing a president from office either by the President’s request or by the vice president and the Cabinet.

World Leaders Condemn Capturing of U.S. Capitol

World leaders have raised their grave concern over the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump’s supporters to challenge his election result. The incident occurred hours ahead of the U.S. Congress formally certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s win in the November presidential polls.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Thursday, “Distressed to see news about rioting and violence in Washington DC,” “Orderly and peaceful transfer of power must continue. The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests,”
  • U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted, “Disgraceful scenes in U.S. Congress,” “The United States stands for democracy around the world, and it is now vital that there should be a peaceful and orderly transfer of power,” 
  • Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison defined the incidents as “very distressing” “We condemn these acts of violence and look forward to a peaceful transfer of Government to the newly elected administration in the great American democratic tradition.”
  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “We’re following the situation minute by minute as it unfolds.”
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed, “I regret very much that President Trump has not recognized his defeat since November, and again yesterday,” “Doubt was sown about the election result, and that created the atmosphere for the events of yesterday evening.”
  • Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the “rampage” as “a disgraceful act that must be vigorously condemned.”

President Trump Concedes Defeat, Pledges ‘Orderly’ Transfer of Power

U.S. Capitol Riot: On Thursday, outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, minutes after a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress formally certified the Electoral College victory of Biden as the next U.S. President and Kamala Harris as the Vice President,  said, “Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20.” Trump commented on the decision of certification “represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history.”

Many White House Staffers Resign After Capitol Riot

CBS News White House correspondent reported that several White House staffers have resigned from their positions in White House due to Wednesday’s incident of violent Trump supporters’ storm on the Capitol. The prominent staffers who have resigned include the first lady’s chief of staff. 

What Is the Secret of Such Incidents?

The world is full of infightings. Each one is engaged in achieving something. When one fulfills desires, he/she develops another one. For example, Donald Trump became a wealthy person and the President of a mighty country. But his behavior remains as if he is a destitute. That’s why he behaved in an ill manner. It is not only Trump but everyone who does so. Such behavior is indulged by Nature so that the person remains busy in worldly passions. He forgets the real purpose of getting rid of this world to return to his original home, The Eternal Abode, Satlok.  

What Is the Spiritual Remedy Thereof?

The Supreme God Kavirdev or Kabir Sahib says the remedy lies in Sat-Bhakti. By performing Sat-Bhakti and adhering to the rules, the seeker achieves the desired needs and, in the end, goes to the Eternal Abode, Satlok. Once the seeker goes to, Satlok will not take rebirth and permanently get freed from the cycle of birth and death. Salok is an ocean of permanent pleasure where there are no sorrows.

Go to The Refuge of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj

The Sat-Bhakti is performed after taking a Naam Diksha (Initiation) from Enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. Therefore the seekers should come to the refuge of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj and follow Sat-Bhakti. To understand this more in-depth, one should read the Sacred Book The Way of Living and visit the Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel.