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Biden blasts Trump supporters’ ‘siege’ of Capitol

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US President-elect Joe Biden has blasted the “insurrection” of pro-Trump rioters who stormed the US Capitol and demanded an end to their “siege”.

The Democrat called on outgoing President Donald Trump to “step up” and repudiate the violence.

In a tweeted video, Mr Trump repeated debunked claims the vote was “stolen”, but urged protesters to “go home”.

A joint session of Congress confirming electoral college votes has been suspended and forced into recess.