MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Mid-South Trump supporters are gathering in Memphis as Congress meets to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
As local Trump supporters meet, protesters have breached barriers and taken over the steps of the U.S. Capitol in D.C.
Members of Congress inside the House chamber told by police to put on gas masks after tear gas dispersed in Capitol Rotunda.
Democrat State Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee tweeted that he is “safely” in his office.
Republican Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn said the Trump protestors in D.C. are “truly despicable and unacceptable.”