One year on from the Capitol riots it is easy to forget the sheer fear felt by the entire nation as violent mobs storms Congress.
While we all watched livestreams and news broadcast, the people inside the building were left fear for their lives. Tweets from key politic figures capture the gravity of that day.
What should have been a normal day at work turned into a life-threatening nightmare for staff at the Capitol as far-right rioters stormed their way into Congress.
Enraged Trump supporters responding to rally-cries from the President pushed past authorities to make their way into Capitol buildings on January 6, 2021.
This violent mob was protesting the 2020 presidential election results which Trump has falsely claimed was rigged against him.
While police failed to hold back rioters, senators, representatives, reporters, and staff within the Capitol sought out refuge under seats and…