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1:00 AM 

“If Vice President @Mike_Pence comes through for us, we will win the Presidency. Many States want to decertify the mistake they made in certifying incorrect & even fraudulent numbers in a process NOT approved by their State Legislatures (which it must be). Mike can send it back!”

—Donald Trump via Twitter 

4:13 AM 

“First official day of the rebellion"

—Ali Alexander, Stop the Steal Coordinator via Twitter

5:54 AM 

 “Today is one of the most important days in our nations history...What happens today determines the next 100 years of our country. Freedom or death.”

—Michael Coudrey, Stop the Steal Coordinator on Twitter

5:55 AM 

 “5:55 AM and the line is already 2 miles long!”

—Ali Alexander on Twitter

6:16 AM 

 “So are we to go to the Capitol? I see everyone walking in the other direction?” Coudrey: “No so this morning we go to Ellipse event and POTUS will speak”... “Then when that’s done we will all walk over to the Capitol building at 1 PM and start that event.”.... Coudrey “We are both out front looking for you do you hear Ali’s voice on a megaphone.”

—Mark Finchem, Arizona GOP Legislator's text to Michael Coudrey and Ali Alexander

6:41 AM 

“It’s starting to fill up out here! #TrumpRally”

—Nathan Hughes, Rioter on Twitter

8:13 AM 

”#StopTheSteal line is hitting two miles”

—Daniel Bostic, Stop the Steal Organizer on Twitter

8:17 AM 

“States want to correct their votes…All Mike Pence has to do is send them back to the States, AND WE WIN. Do it Mike, this is a time for extreme courage!”

—Donald Trump on Twitter

8:30 AM 

“Today is 1776”

—Lauren Boebert, Congresswoman on Twitter

9:08 AM 

“There are Patriots as far as the eye can see! #TrumpRally #ellipse

—Nathan Hughes on Twitter

12:01 PM 

“... this year, they rigged an election.. like..never before.”

—Donald Trump in speech at Ellipse Park

12:01 PM 

“... this year, they rigged an election.. like..never before....We will never give up. We will never concede, it doesn’t happen ...when there’s theft involved......All Vice Pres. Pence has to do is send it back to the states to recertify, and we become president, and you are the happiest people.”

—Donald Trump in speech at Ellipse Park

12:15 PM 

“...we’re going to walk down...We’re going to walk down to the Capitol...you’ll never take back our country with weakness; you have to show strength..”

—Donald Trump in speech at Ellipse Park

12:50 PM 

 “Trump needs to wrap it up - Congress meets soon”

—Nathan Hughes on Twitter

12:54 PM 

 “Make no mistake, this election was stolen from you, from me and from the country.”

—Donald Trump in speech at Ellipse Park

1:10 PM 

 “...we’re going to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue...to the Capitol...to try and give them the kind of pride and boldness that they need to take back our country."

—Donald Trump in speech at Ellipse Park

1:10 PM 

“Do you still have me scheduled to speak at the capital One I get there”

—Finchem text to Coudrey

“We must have lost you, try to make your way to the capital..” Finchem “I’m on one of the golf carts headed your way”.

—Coudrey text to Finchem

“They are storming the capital I don’t think it safe”

Coudrey text to Finchem 

“I am on the Side of the Capitol facing the Supreme Court, is that the right side?”

Finchem text to Coudrey

1:21 PM 

“So Pence is betraying us?”

—Nathan Hughes on Twitter

1:21 PM 

“200,000 marching to the US CAPITOL”

—Ali Alexander on twitter

1:44 PM 

“Mike Pence has betrayed us. Now Congress is stealing it. Get to the Capital!

—Nathan Hughes

1:52 PM 

#HappeningNow: Pence takes throne as most hated man in #MAGA world. States had one request...Pence refused. Battle lines drawn.” 

—Chanel Rion on Twitter

 “.@realDonaldTrump has the people!!!

—Donald Trump Jr. on Twitter

1:58 PM 

“Thank you to Capitol Police for protecting the People's House. Protesters have a...right to be heard, but I urge them to remain peaceful.”

—Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader on Twitter

2:05 PM 

 “Pray for our Capitol Police! They have families .. Be smart!”

—Jack Posobiec, Political activist on Twitter

2:07 PM 

 “Vice President Pence and the Republicans are DONE in American Politics if they do NOT stand with Patriots & Americans UNITED to Stop this Fraud perpetrated by the Democrats, Media, and the Corrupt CCP & RINO's.”

—Matt Couch, Political Activist on Twitter

2:10 PM 

“I will always back the blue until the blue doesn't back us."

—Nathan Hughes on Twitter

2:17 PM 

This is not who we are. Be peaceful and use your 1st Amendment rights, but don’t start acting like the other side…”

—Donald Trump Jr. on Twitter

2:21 PM 


—Matt Couch replies to tweet by Kevin McCarthy

2:24 PM 

“Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country...giving States a chance to certify a corrected set of facts...!”

—Donald Trump via Twitter

2:29 PM 

“Civil War started”

—Zach Rehl, Philadelphia Proud Boys President via text

***House session called to recess and Senators evacuated. 

2:38 PM 

“Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful!”

—Donald Trump via Twitter

2:39 PM 

“The Capital Police have dispersed tear gas inside the capital... Tyrants…”

 “They are tear gassing Patriots, while telling these politicians to dawn their gas masks…”

—Matt Couch via Twitter

***Ashli Babbit is shot at 2:40pm

2:49 PM 

“BREAKING: Thousands of people have just stormed the Capitol of the United States."

—Michael Coudrey via Twitter

3:05 PM 

“We’re in a new location that we’ve been instructed not to disclose. They are clearing the Capitol.”

—Matt Fuller, Editor the Daily Beast via Twitter

3:13 PM 

“I am asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence!... Remember WE are the Party of Law and Order - respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue....”

—Donald Trump via Twitter

3:16 PM 

“What happens when the People feel they have been ignored, and Congress refuses to acknowledge rampant fraud. #stopthesteal”

—Michael Fincham via Twitter

3:36 PM 

 “At President @realDonaldTrump’s direction, the National Guard is on the way along with other federal protective services.  We reiterate President Trump’s call against violence and to remain peaceful”

—Kayleigh McEnany, Trump's Press Secratary via Twitter

***Proud Boys pose for photos on lawn

4:01 PM 

“What is unfolding is unacceptable and un-American. It has got to stop."

—Kevin McCarthy via Twitter

4:01 PM 

“Today, @VP @Mike_Pence could have been a hero standing for the US Constitution. Instead, he ended his career. He’s done.”

—Amy Kremer, Political Activist via Twitter

4:17 PM 

“Go home” in pre-recorded video: “This was a fraudulent election, but..we have to have peace. So go home. We love you; you’re very special...But go home..”

—Donald Trump via Twitter

4:22 PM 

“Why not the Arab Spring”

—Ali Alexander

4:22 PM 

“ #StopTheSteal has a track record for months now as one of the largest most peaceful protests in our nation’s history. No one has ever encouraged violence or vandalism from our stages. The idea that this was some pre-planned invasion of the Capitol is insulting and moronic.”

—Daniel Bostic

6:01 PM 

“These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long. Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!”

—Donald Trump via twitter

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