DC mayor orders 6 pm curfew after protesters storm Capitol
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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserNAACP president accuses Trump of having operated under 'white supremacist doctrine' DC vaccine sign-ups plagued with technical problems The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Ahead: One-shot vax, easing restrictions, fiscal help MORE (D) ordered a 6 p.m. curfew after hundreds of President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged MORE's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

"Today, I'm ordering a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7," wrote Bowser.

"During the hours of the curfew, no person, other than persons designated by the Mayor, shall walk, bike, run, loiter, stand or motor by car or other mode of transport upon any street, alley, park, or other public spaces within the District," she said.


Shortly after 2 p.m., protesters stormed into the Capitol building. Lawmakers in the building were told to shelter inside their offices. Vice President Pence was removed from the Senate chamber as the protesters gathered outside the Capitol.

Bowser on Monday activated the National Guard in anticipation of the protests.