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27 Pictures That Show How Out Of Control The Situation At The United States Capitol Is

I'm speechless.

1. So, if you haven't heard, rioters are storming the US Capitol:

Large crowd of rioters holding U.S. flags and 'Trump/Pence' flags

2. They're pepper-spraying the police:

3. Breaking into offices:

A rioter wearing a 'MAGA' hat and holding an American flag sits at a desk

4. Apparently stealing podiums:

A rioter smiles at a camera while walking off with a podium from the Capitol

5. Climbing the walls of Congress:

6. Having photo ops on the dais:

They’re in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling “Trump won that election!” This is insane

Twitter: @igorbobic

7. Posing in Congress:

This may be the lasting image of today

Twitter: @Bencjacobs

8. And praying to oversized crosses:

9. They've made it into Nancy Pelosi's office...

A rioter sitting in a chair at a desk in Nancy Pelosi's office

10. ...and are leaving notes on her desk:

11. Guns have been drawn by security:

12. There have apparently been shots:

They’re shooting into the chamber.

Twitter: @MEPFuller

13. Staffers are sheltering where they can:

14. And members of Congress are taking cover:

15. It's terrifying:

16. Someone set up a gallows:

17. Rioters are climbing the building scaffolding:

Several people got on to a scaffolding outside Senate, took it to second floor, which looked like the area where McConnell’s office is located, and started banging on windows

Twitter: @igorbobic

18. They're banging on the doors:

Smashing windows:

Holy shit they’re literally breaking into the Capitol

Twitter: @JoshuaPotash

19. They've breached security:

20. The halls of the Capitol appear to be filled with smoke:

21. And it appears very few have been stopped by the police:

Several people on the ground seeming surrounded by police

22. There are Confederate flags:

Rioter walking through the Capitol freely with a Confederate flag in hand

23. QAnon conspiracy theorists:

24. And lots of angry rioters:

25. Basically, it's complete chaos:

Rioters and police tussling over a barricade

26. A legit mob:

27. And, as of now, it still hasn't stopped: