In Pictures: ‘Stop The Steal’ pro-Trump rally in Washington, DC

By Kaylee Greenlee

WASHINGTON — Thousands of President Donald Trump supporters gathered in Washington, D.C. to hear him speak at a rally before some marched away and broke into the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday.

The crowd chanted “USA” and “stop the steal” while waiting for Trump to take the stage at The Ellipse near the White House. Some of the attendees left the rally early and headed towards the Capitol building where they tore down fencing and removed barricades until they reached the steps of the building.

People overflowed from The Ellipse into the National Mall and up to the Washington Monument while waiting to hear President Donald Trump Speak in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

People overflowed from The Ellipse into the National Mall and up to the Washington Monument while waiting to hear President Donald Trump Speak in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A man stood behind a long line of banners expressing support for President Donald Trump by the Chinese American Alliance in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A man stood behind a long line of banners expressing support for President Donald Trump by the Chinese American Alliance in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of thousands of supporters in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of thousands of supporters in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Trump supporters move through an extremely congested Constitution Ave NW in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Trump supporters move through an extremely congested Constitution Ave NW in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Supporters of President Donald Trump scaled various landmarks around the city attempting to get a better angle of the stage before his speech in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Supporters of President Donald Trump scaled various landmarks around the city attempting to get a better angle of the stage before his speech in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A President Donald Trump supporter holds up an issue of The Standard headlined "Trump Wins!" and dated Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A President Donald Trump supporter holds up an issue of The Standard headlined “Trump Wins!” and dated Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump gathered to hear him speak in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump gathered to hear him speak in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A member of the Three Percenters wore a "fuck Antifa" patch on her arm in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A member of the Three Percenters wore a “fuck Antifa” patch on her arm in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

People scaled structures set up around the Capitol building for the upcoming inauguration and demonstrators began throwing smoke bombs that emitted a yellow-tinted color at the first floor of the building as they attempted to breach a door on the west side of the Capitol building.

At first, only Capitol Police were on the scene, though they were eventually joined by Metropolitan Police Department officers in riot gear and other law enforcement officials who formed lines to attempt to control the crowd.

Law enforcement deployed multiple rounds of tear gas and flash-bang grenades in an attempt to control the demonstrators who were scaling the walls and scaffolding around the Capitol building. Some rioters eventually made their way into the building from the first-floor entrance before attempting to breach other points of entry.

Law enforcement officials deployed several rounds of tear gas in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Law enforcement officials deployed several rounds of tear gas in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-President Donald Trump supporters gathered at the U.S. Capitol building for a "stop the steal" protest in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-President Donald Trump supporters gathered at the U.S. Capitol building for a “stop the steal” protest in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A child was affected by the tear gas deployed by law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A child was affected by the tear gas deployed by law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A man mounted a horse statue in front of the Capitol Building while holding a Confederate flag in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A man mounted a horse statue in front of the U.S. Capitol while holding a Confederate flag in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-President Donald Trump supporters gathered at the U.S. Capitol building for a "stop the steal" protest in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-President Donald Trump supporters gathered at the U.S. Capitol for a “stop the steal” protest in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-Trump protesters scaled the media tower set up for Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-Trump demonstrators scaled the media tower set up for Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-Trump protesters scaled the media tower set up for Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Pro-Trump demonstrator scaled the media tower set up for Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A demonstrator was seen carrying a Capitol Police riot shield, though it’s unclear where or how they obtained it. Another demonstrator slashed all four tires on two government SUV’s parked outside the Capitol building.

A protester somehow obtained a Capitol Police riot shield near the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A protester somehow obtained a Capitol Police riot shield near the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A protester slashed the tires on law enforcement vehicles in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A demonstrator slashed the tires on law enforcement vehicles in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

After the crowd was repeatedly sprayed with a white powder-like chemical agent for attempting to enter the Capitol building through a side door, law enforcement reinforcements from the National Guard arrived and pushed the police line back. Shortly after, demonstrators overran a small space occupied by media outlets and destroyed their camera, audio and lighting gear.

A chemical agent was deployed against protesters attempting to enter the Capitol Building from a side door in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A chemical agent was deployed against rioters attempting to enter the Capitol building from a side door in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Protesters smashed media gear out on the Capitol Grounds in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

Demonstrators smashed media gear on the Capitol Grounds in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

A sign calling Pelosi satan and an American flag were draped over a government vehicle in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation)

A sign calling Pelosi satan and an American flag were draped over a government vehicle in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation)

Democratic D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a 6 p.m. curfew for the district. Law enforcement officials formed a police line and pushed everyone off of the Capitol grounds around that time, and most of the crowd dispersed.

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6 thoughts on “In Pictures: ‘Stop The Steal’ pro-Trump rally in Washington, DC

  1. This goes much deeper than that, a powerful lawyer named Lin Wood has been making some interesting statements regarding Jeffrey Epstein, an actor who some think was murdered named Issac Kappy who was trying to expose child trafficking in particular the way this trafficking is used to blackmail those in the media, entertainment industry and politicians by GLOBALIST INTERESTS, to push their dystopian suppression via social conditioning and legislation, by rogue govt. agents who perpetuate this disturbing horrific blackmail!T This isn’t just an American problem, either, it’s worldwide!

  2. The leftist media have lost their tiny, little minds! Today they are acting like hyenas tearing at a carcass. They want to totally destroy Trump and his Presidency so that anyone else outside the putrid political class will NEVER try and run for office! Now, calls for impeachment and removal again so that he can’t run in 2024 – if he so desired. Clever little worms, aren’t they? They are so afraid of him and the Populist movement, it is all or nothing to destroy them!! Ain’t gonna happen, lefties!

  3. About a year ago a friend who was served as a contracted military security person overseas opened up his private Facebook group to myself and some others in our town. It is a group with many others who also worked overseas in private security firms and has far more extreme posts than True North Reports.

    I enjoy the perspectives, which are at times deeply personal, philosophical and reference historical events. They are touched by the suffering they have seen and their experiences not many Americans are aware of. Like on True North Reports I also enjoy the give and take in discussions.

    There has been a thread by some over the past month to push the idea of a “Crossing of the Rubicon” type action to protest the alleged fraud in the last election. Yesterday there were even posts and pictures by one member from inside Nancy Pelosi’s office talking about how he was in the capitol with thousands of revolutionaries . These were not Antifa or any left wing protestors but individuals with a far right to libertarian point of view who are deeply disenchanted with current conditions and fearful that what rights they have may be curtailed They are heavily into conspiracy theories which are constantly re-enforced with things posted on the internet.

    I have a good deal of understanding of their disillusionment based on my own experiences during the Vietnam War. At the same time, I strongly believe that we need to make change through peaceful means and am a subscriber to the position of anti-communist theologian Reinhold Niebuhr who wrote:

    “Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we are saved by hope.
    Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we are saved by faith.
    Nothing we do, however virtuous can be accomplished alone; therefor we are saved by love.
    No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our own;
    therefore we are saved by the final form of love which is forgiveness.”

  4. Peter Welch is gaming everyone again. And, just wait, you will hear the same rhetoric over the next couple of days from others in the so-called ‘deep state’ and main-stream media too.

    Where were the DC Police, the Capital Hill Police, and the National Guard, when the riot started? Didn’t they know there were 100 thousand angry people in Washington to protest the election process? Why were the police and the guard able to show up, just in the nick of time, when the protesters breached the Capital? After all, it only took authorities a half an hour to clear the Capital grounds once they did show up. Why were they an hour late to the party?

    Consider that the joint session of Congress was debating the ‘election process’. Senator Ted Cruz (yes, the same Ted Cruz Welch now wants to investigate) makes a very reasonable middle ground motion to create a commission to review the ‘process’.

    And keep in mind, the debate isn’t that everyone is upset only about the ‘election outcome’ (that Biden won), despite what the media and others are telling everyone. The protest was about the ‘PROCESS’ – how activist judges refuse to hear cases based on technicalities (standing, timing, relevance, etc.). How those judges refuse to allow due process discovery and cross-examination of witnesses in a trial. That never happened in the 60 plus cases submitted to the courts… because ‘there wasn’t any evidence’. Please. I didn’t just fall off the turnip truck.

    So, Cruz makes this very reasonable motion on the floor of Congress. What do the progressive Democrats do?

    So, Cruz makes this very reasonable motion on the floor of Congress. What do the progressive Democrats do?

    There are a hundred thousand angry Trump supporters in town. Incite a riot. After all, where were the usual Antifa folks who harass Trump supporters all the time? Could they have infiltrated the crowd for good measure? Let them march on the Capitol building, let them breach the Capital perimeter, actually enter the building, even shoot and kill one of them. Scare the hell out of the House and Senate, and shut down Cruz’s very reasonable motion.

    So, now Welch is investigating Cruz? Isn’t that their usual corrupt procedure? Divert attention as they obstruct the investigation of the ‘election process’…by stopping, yet again, another reasonable attempt to investigate the ‘election process’, and claim that everyone is simply upset by the ‘election outcome’, because they’re just spoiled, uninformed, ‘deplorables’, like their leader.

    If anything can be taken from this unfortunate circumstance it is this. They’re correct in this regard. Trump, his followers, and the Republicans in Congress, aren’t as smart as they think they are. They get played by the Democrats every step of the way. Peter Welch’s latest contrivance is just another case in point.

  5. Checked Washington Times article and this is what came up on their news feed. “This story is no longer available on the site”. Interesting. Disappeared into thin air. And the beat goes on……..

  6. It looks like there were some false flag operations carried out by Antifa and others.
    They were not reported/mentioned by the US Media

    Facial recognition firm claims Antifa infiltrated Trump protesters who stormed Capitol
    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/6/xrvision-firm-claim

    BREAKING REPORT: Former FBI Agent on the Ground at US Capitol Says at Least One Bus Load of Antifa Thugs Infiltrated Trump Demonstration
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/breaking-report-former-fbi

    EXCLUSIVE: Evidence Reveals Individuals in the Capital Today Who Weren’t Trump Supporters
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/trump-protestors-inside-ca

    Video: Trump Supporters Stop ‘Antifa’ From Breaking Windows at Capitol
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/video-trump-supporters-sto

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