World watches Capitol Hill siege

ABC’s Will Ganss looks at how the attack on the Capitol is playing around the world.
2:11 | 01/07/21

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They're not doing trials has erupted in the straits of the United States this morning history and the world. Has its eyes on the United States assaults on democracy. Anarchy in the US. Democracy under siege trumps hate mob storms the capital headlines from around the globe as president Donald Trump's extremist. Supporters storm and loot to capitol building. I TDs Robert Moore reporting back to the British public. Don't worry. Work will have. Still it for a month. That we didn't see what we solved. And in Australia sky news commentators painting a bleak picture of the state of American politics. US politicians are describing this as one of the darkest day in race in American history which you a great. There is absolutely no doubt about it. Meanwhile foreign leaders also weighing name. UK prime minister Boris Johnson tweeting disgraceful scenes in US congress. Other foreign leaders criticizing the president directly the chair of German parliament's foreign relations committee tweeting. This violence is the fruit of the anti democratic split an agitation by trumped against the institutions of US democracy. And a congressman for Mexico saying nothing hurts democracy more than a sore loser. As the sun rises across the pond this morning the world is watching what happens in Washington DC. The president elect's team must be asking themselves. To these scenes mark the death of the trump presidency. We'll put that. Obviously fair to say before and reaction matches our own shock and dismay here on American soil our own Martha Raddatz noted say how surreal it feels after covering. Revolution an insurrection in Kabul and Baghdad to cover similar conflict here in the United States. So well thank you and I feel it is important to note that the events here have a real world ramifications all across the world. Speaking of back that need the United States. When in it into order to. Spread democracy in to hold free and fair elections in here we're seeing Bristol city and examples of exactly.

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