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Texas closes its Capitol building following chaos in Washington, D.C.

“The Capitol and Capitol Complex are closed to the public effective immediately,” said Freeman Martin, the Texas Department of Public Safety’s deputy director of homeland security.

Trump supporters rally at the Texas Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The Capitol and surrounding grounds have closed after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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