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Highlights and analysis: Trump commits to 'orderly transition' after mob storms Capitol

Lawmakers were evacuated during the counting of Electoral College votes after supporters descended on the Capitol at Trump's urging.
Image: District of Columbia National Guard stand outside the Capitol, Wednesday night, Jan. 6, 2021, after a day of rioting protesters.
District of Columbia National Guard stand outside the Capitol on Wednesday night.John Minchillo / AP

President Donald Trump early on Thursday committed to "an orderly transition" of power soon after Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's election win, and following the storming of the Capitol by a mob of violent Trump supporters.

In a statement released by the White House, the president again made false claims about the outcome of the election. Twitter suspended Trump's account for 12 hours Wednesday after he continued to push conspiracy theories about the election after the chaos at the Capitol.

Overnight, Congress reconvened and counted the electoral votes Biden's victory. After some objections, the count of Biden's 306 votes to President Donald Trump's 232 was finished in proceedings that lasted until 3:40 a.m.

This live coverage has ended. Continue reading about the aftermath of the rioting at the Capitol.

Read the highlights:

-The woman shot in the Capitol amid violent breach of the complex has died.

-Biden condemns "insurrection."

-Jon Ossoff defeats David Perdue in Georgia, handing control of the Senate to Democrats, NBC News projects.

-Defying Trump, Pence says he won't overturn the 2020 election.

815d ago / 3:15 AM UTC

Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'Count me out. Enough is enough.'

815d ago / 3:05 AM UTC
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30 arrested for curfew violations

815d ago / 2:56 AM UTC

Carter, Clinton join chorus of former presidents decrying Capitol violence

815d ago / 2:48 AM UTC

White House officials resigning after riots in the Capitol

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815d ago / 2:34 AM UTC

Sen. Booker: 'How will we confront this shame?'

815d ago / 2:20 AM UTC

New York also sending National Guard to DC after pro-Trump riot

815d ago / 2:16 AM UTC

Supermodel Karlie Kloss calls out rioters — and her Trump family

815d ago / 1:54 AM UTC

Pence encouraged rapid deployment of National Guard; Trump had to be convinced

815d ago / 1:53 AM UTC

Loeffler says she will not object to certification as planned

815d ago / 1:49 AM UTC

Facebook suspends Trump's account for 24 hours

815d ago / 1:40 AM UTC

Gabrielle Giffords shares message to husband Sen. Mark Kelly

815d ago / 1:38 AM UTC
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Schumer slams Capitol storming as Trump's 'final terrible indelible legacy'

815d ago / 1:27 AM UTC
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Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chair: I feared for marginalized groups

816d ago / 1:22 AM UTC

McConnell decries 'failed insurrection' while silent on Trump

816d ago / 1:22 AM UTC

West Virginia legislator posts video of himself storming Capitol

816d ago / 1:13 AM UTC

Obama calls on Republicans to 'choose reality' and America

816d ago / 1:12 AM UTC

Former Defense Sec. Esper: Capitol attack 'appalling and un-American'

816d ago / 1:05 AM UTC

Celtics and Heat, disheartened by riots in D.C., tip off in Miami

816d ago / 1:03 AM UTC

Mattis blames Trump for 'effort to subjugate American democracy'

816d ago / 12:59 AM UTC
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Melania Trump's top aide, Stephanie Grisham, resigns

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816d ago / 12:50 AM UTC
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CEOs and business leaders condemn 'appalling events' at Capitol, push for unity

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816d ago / 12:39 AM UTC
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Rand Paul: No more objections expected to Electoral College count

816d ago / 12:23 AM UTC

Twitter locks Trump's account for 12 hours

816d ago / 12:08 AM UTC

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice condemns riots at Capitol

816d ago / 11:59 PM UTC

Why aren't police arresting more Capitol protesters?

816d ago / 11:41 PM UTC

Pompeo calls storming of Capitol by Trump supporters 'unacceptable'

816d ago / 11:41 PM UTC

Pelosi says Electoral College vote count will continue tonight

816d ago / 11:37 PM UTC

Former Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman sees danger, disparity and need for arrests in day's events

816d ago / 11:29 PM UTC

Bush appalled at 'reckless behavior' of some political leaders

816d ago / 11:14 PM UTC

Trump celebrates Capitol rioting: 'Go home with love'

816d ago / 11:11 PM UTC

Texas Republican Party removes officer who cheered on mob

816d ago / 11:02 PM UTC

Fraternal Order of Police calls on Trump to 'forcefully urge' supporters to disperse

816d ago / 10:52 PM UTC

Woman shot inside Capitol has died

816d ago / 10:49 PM UTC

Photo: Lawmakers taking cover as mob storms Capitol

816d ago / 10:42 PM UTC
816d ago / 10:35 PM UTC

Sen. Klobuchar to senators at undisclosed secure location: This is the safest place

816d ago / 10:32 PM UTC

Former Trump White House spokeswoman says 'the Election was NOT stolen. We lost'

816d ago / 10:28 PM UTC

McConnell spokesman: No clue when Electoral College vote will resume

816d ago / 10:26 PM UTC

GOP-allied business group joins calls for Pence to consider invoking 25th Amendment

816d ago / 10:17 PM UTC
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Sen. Jeff Merkley says staffers saved Electoral College ballots from being 'burned by the mob'

816d ago / 10:09 PM UTC

Former election security chief Krebs: Trump 'fanned flames' of violence

816d ago / 10:08 PM UTC

House Dems to urge Pence to use 25th Amendment against Trump

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816d ago / 10:00 PM UTC

Demonstrators who stormed U.S. Capitol face potential federal charges


816d ago / 9:55 PM UTC

Noose appears near Capitol; protesters seen carrying Confederate flags

816d ago / 9:51 PM UTC

Reps. Omar, Pressley call for Trump's impeachment

816d ago / 9:50 PM UTC
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Photos show protesters storming U.S. Capitol, Pelosi's office

816d ago / 9:37 PM UTC

Photo: Trump supporter carries Confederate flag in Capitol

816d ago / 9:37 PM UTC

Twitter limits engagement on Trump tweets; YouTube, Facebook remove video

816d ago / 9:36 PM UTC

Rep. Cori Bush to introduce resolution to expel GOP House members who 'incited' violence

816d ago / 9:35 PM UTC

Trump tells mob at Capitol 'we love you' but 'go home'

816d ago / 9:34 PM UTC

Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger evacuated from state Capitol building

816d ago / 9:27 PM UTC

U.K.'s Boris Johnson calls scenes in Washington 'disgraceful'


816d ago / 9:19 PM UTC

'It's not protest. It's insurrection': Biden condemns violent storming of Capitol

816d ago / 9:13 PM UTC

Lawmakers sheltering in place cheer news that National Guard troops are on the way

816d ago / 9:06 PM UTC

Improvised explosive device found at Capitol

816d ago / 9:06 PM UTC

Jon Ossoff defeats David Perdue in Georgia, handing control of the Senate to Democrats, NBC News projects

816d ago / 9:04 PM UTC

Capitol Police request backup; Secret Service, FBI, Maryland National Guard responding

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816d ago / 9:01 PM UTC

Photo shows GOP Sen. Hawley, who led effort to contest vote, greeting protesters

816d ago / 8:57 PM UTC

Federal officials with ATF uniforms are clearing the Capitol

816d ago / 8:56 PM UTC

Pelosi, Schumer call on Trump to demand that protesters leave the Capitol

816d ago / 8:53 PM UTC

GOP lawmakers call on Trump to take action, call off the violence at the Capitol

816d ago / 8:52 PM UTC

'It was predictable': Extremism experts point to signs well ahead of riots

816d ago / 8:45 PM UTC

Aide says White House staffers 'disgusted and disappointed' by Trump's behavior

816d ago / 8:40 PM UTC

Trump authorizes National Guard to Capitol protests

816d ago / 8:37 PM UTC

Virginia National Guard, state troopers are heading to the Capitol

816d ago / 8:37 PM UTC

1 person shot inside Capitol, law enforcement officials confirm

816d ago / 8:35 PM UTC

McCarthy says he heard police say 'shots fired' inside Capitol

816d ago / 8:32 PM UTC

Photo: Protester sits at Capitol desk

816d ago / 8:26 PM UTC

Georgia election official: 'This is an insurrection'

816d ago / 8:25 PM UTC

Pelosi, VP-elect Harris both safe, officials say


816d ago / 8:09 PM UTC

816d ago / 8:09 PM UTC

Pelosi, Washington Mayor call for National Guard help

816d ago / 8:08 PM UTC

Protesters are on the Senate floor

816d ago / 8:08 PM UTC

Photos: Protesters breach the Capitol

816d ago / 8:05 PM UTC

Protesters breach the Senate chamber, House door barricaded

816d ago / 7:57 PM UTC

D.C. Mayor Bowser imposes 6 p.m. curfew

816d ago / 7:50 PM UTC

Trump's online base sours on Pence

816d ago / 7:44 PM UTC
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After escalating attacks, Trump urges 'peaceful' protest

816d ago / 7:20 PM UTC

Pro-Trump protesters breach Capitol, Pence whisked away

816d ago / 7:15 PM UTC

Trump continues his attacks as protesters storm the Capitol

816d ago / 7:10 PM UTC

Democratic lawmaker evacuates office as protesters storm Capitol grounds

816d ago / 7:09 PM UTC

Cruz proposes Civil War-era solution, Klobuchar burns him for it

816d ago / 7:00 PM UTC

McConnell’s calls for 'shared commitment to the truth' after not acknowledging Biden's win for weeks

816d ago / 6:59 PM UTC

In strongest words yet, McConnell rejects effort by Trump, GOP to overturn the election

816d ago / 6:51 PM UTC

'We will never concede': Protesters march to Capitol as Congress meets to count electoral votes

816d ago / 6:47 PM UTC

Obama congratulates Warnock: Democrats 'should feel good today'

816d ago / 6:43 PM UTC

Fact check: No evidence for claims Arizona's results were marred by fraud

816d ago / 6:41 PM UTC

Photos: Trump supporters converge on Washington to protest election

816d ago / 6:39 PM UTC

Police evacuate area near Capitol as pro-Trump protesters storm barricades

816d ago / 6:30 PM UTC

GOP registers first objection after joint session of Congress gets underway


816d ago / 6:14 PM UTC

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Defying Trump, Pence says he won't overturn the 2020 election

816d ago / 6:02 PM UTC

816d ago / 5:49 PM UTC

Sens. Tillis, Young to oppose GOP colleagues' electoral vote count objections

816d ago / 5:45 PM UTC

Trump supporters mass on the National Mall in protest of electoral count

816d ago / 5:28 PM UTC

Manchin: 'I’m the most bipartisan member of Congress'

816d ago / 5:26 PM UTC

Photo: Proud Boys march at Capitol

816d ago / 5:11 PM UTC

Schumer says $2,000 stimulus checks will be top priority

816d ago / 4:57 PM UTC

Sen. James Lankford says he plans to object to at least Arizona's electoral vote count

816d ago / 4:46 PM UTC

Trump supporters rally against electoral count with 'Joseph Stalin' sign

816d ago / 4:25 PM UTC

Romney reacts to Georgia: Telling people the election is rigged 'not a great way to turn out your voters'

816d ago / 4:22 PM UTC

Biden congratulates Georgia Democrats, pushes for unity

816d ago / 4:11 PM UTC

Celine Dion's 'Titanic' love theme on the soundtrack at pro-Trump protest

816d ago / 3:58 PM UTC
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Senior Ga. elections official predicts Ossoff's lead will grow

816d ago / 3:47 PM UTC

AOC outlines what to push for next

816d ago / 3:46 PM UTC

How the Biden team is framing Georgia result — and the road ahead

816d ago / 3:44 PM UTC

Pelosi declares victory in both Ga. Senate races, pushes for Voting Rights Act


816d ago / 3:35 PM UTC

Hillary Clinton on Mitch McConnell's predicted status change

816d ago / 3:27 PM UTC

Mayor Bowser says D.C. has a chance of becoming a state if Ossoff wins

816d ago / 2:46 PM UTC

Senator-elect Raphael Warnock celebrates projected win

816d ago / 2:34 PM UTC

Biden to deliver speech on small businesses affected by Covid


816d ago / 1:58 PM UTC

Harris will be on Hill for Electoral College count

816d ago / 1:54 PM UTC

Schumer declares victory in Georgia, calls himself Senate majority leader

816d ago / 1:39 PM UTC

Ossoff now leads Perdue in Senate race, NBC News projects

816d ago / 1:29 PM UTC

'Do it Mike': Trump encourages Pence to overturn election — which he can't do

816d ago / 1:24 PM UTC

Ossoff declares victory in Senate race that's still too close to call

816d ago / 12:41 PM UTC

Warnock celebrates Senate victory: Georgia voters 'heard a very clear contrast'

816d ago / 12:17 PM UTC
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Loeffler's projected defeat in Georgia Senate election highlights failed Republican strategy

816d ago / 12:00 PM UTC

DC Police make several arrests ahead of major pro-Trump election protest

816d ago / 11:56 AM UTC

Trump to address D.C. rally where as many as 30,000 people are expected


816d ago / 11:41 AM UTC

Fact check: No, Pence can't overturn the election results

816d ago / 11:27 AM UTC

Trump leans harder on Pence to flip election results, though he lacks that power

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816d ago / 11:11 AM UTC

Congress is set to count the Trump-Biden Electoral College votes. Here's the lowdown.

816d ago / 11:05 AM UTC

Trump allies hope Wednesday's drama will be his last stand — but no one knows what's next

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816d ago / 11:00 AM UTC

Fact check: Trump falsely suggests improper 'voter dump' as count continues in Georgia

816d ago / 10:58 AM UTC

Warnock defeats Loeffler in Georgia, keeping alive Democrats' hopes of taking Senate, NBC News projects