“Civil War” trends on Twitter as Trump supporters storm US Capitol

Jan 6 2021, 12:15 pm

Washington, DC, is currently on lockdown, pro-Trump protesters are breaching the Capitol Building, and #CivilWar is trending on Twitter.

Thousands of people gathered in Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning to protest Congress’ counting of the electoral votes to confirm President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory.

The protest quickly turned into one requiring a citywide curfew, as President Trump supporters began storming the Capitol, putting the vote on pause.

Many on Twitter are sharing their remarks of disbelief as well as their thoughts that this could be the start of the next civil war.

Here’s some of what’s currently trending on Twitter:

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