Donald Trump Tells Supporters To "Go Home" After Storming Of US Capitol

"Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement," Trump said on Twitter more than an hour after protesters breached a security cordon.

Donald Trump Tells Supporters To 'Go Home' After Storming Of US Capitol

Donald Trump called for "peaceful" protests on Wednesday.

Washington, United States:

President Donald Trump told his supporters on Wednesday to "go home" after they entered the US Capitol following a rally during which he repeated his spurious claims of election fraud.

At the same time as he told his supporters to go home, Trump repeated his incendiary allegations that the November 3 election won by Democrat Joe Biden was "stolen."

"I know your pain," Trump said in a one-minute video on Twitter. ""We had an election that was stolen from us.

"But you have to go home now," he said. "We have to have peace. We have to have law and order."

Trump supporters entered the US Capitol after his nearby rally, disrupting a joint session of Congress being held to confirm Biden's victory.