WASHINGTON — Not since the dark days of the Civil War and its aftermath has Washington seen a day quite like Wednesday.
Somehow, it felt like the preordained coda of a presidency that repeatedly pressed all limits and frayed the bonds of the body politic.
With less than a week to go, President Trump’s term is climaxing in violence and recrimination at a time when the country has fractured deeply and lost a sense of itself.
A Democratic member of Congress accused Republican colleagues of helping the mob last week scout the building in advance.
Some Republican members sidestepped magnetometers intended to keep guns off the House floor or kept going even after setting them off.
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