The Congress sessions reconvened after the building was closed, for hours due to the storming of supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump.
And according to US media including Fox News and “Reuters” agency, the US Senate reconvened after closing the building for hours.
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Dozens of National Guardsmen equipped with riot control equipment were deployed to keep protesters away from the Congress building in Washington.
For her part, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that House members will resume counting the electoral college votes to confirm the outcome of the November presidential elections, as soon as the Congress building is secured after pro-Trump rioters stormed the building..
It added that the decision was taken after consultations with other congressional leaders and contacts with the Department of Defense (Pentagon), the Department of Justice and Vice President Mike Pence.
Earlier, demonstrators who supported the US President, Donald Trump, stormed the courtyards of Congress where the confirmation session was on Biden’s victory, according to urgent news for Al Arabiya..
And renewed clashes in the vicinity of the Congress building between the police and a number of protesters who are Trump supporters. A number of Trump supporters stormed the police barricades around the Congress building.
Biden won the elections with a majority of 306 votes against 232 in the electoral college for each state separately, and with a margin of more than seven million ballot papers in the nationwide popular vote. But the Republican president still claims falsely that there is widespread fraud and that he is the winner.
State and union reviews refute Trump’s allegations of massive election fraud even as increasingly desperate legal efforts on the part of his campaign and his allies over the right to cancel elections in various courts all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court have failed..
Biden is scheduled to assume the presidency on January 20.