The chief of the police department in charge of protecting the US Capitol resigned a day after a crowd of Trump supporters besieged the building while lawmakers voted inside to confirm the election of Joe Biden as president

US. Steven A., Capitol Police Chief The last day of Sund is Jan 16, according to a department official

The resignation follows calls from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his dismissal early Thursday and criticism from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers who were furious after his troops failed to thwart the attack on Wednesday afternoon had

A crowd of Trump supporters broke the police lines and stormed into the Capitol to search parts of the building. One of them was shot outside the chamber of the house

In the evening, order was restored and both Houses of Congress resumed ratification of the November Electoral College vote on 3 elections that President Donald Trump lost

Sund had defended his agency, which reported to Congress, saying in a statement Thursday that its actions were “heroic” and that it had “a robust plan” to deal with expected demonstrations

Sund, who came 10th in 2019 Police Chief of the Force, joined the Capitol Police in 2017 after more than 25 years with the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia

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Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-07/capitol-police-chief-quits-after-pro-trump-mob-overruns-building