A day of historic impeachment, a US Capitol as armed encampment
The scene in the U.S. Capitol seemed jarringly disconnected. Inside the House chamber, the nation's lawmakers spoke with solemnity about democracy, the rule of law and the words of Abraham Lincoln as they undertook a vote to remove the president from office. But only steps away, outside the chamber doors, there was the look of an armed encampment. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.