On Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress convened to count the electoral college votes and certify Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, a mob of pro-Trump rioters sought to overturn the results by storming the U.S. Capitol.
While details of what really happened slowly trickled out on social media, misinformation filled the gap. The most common hoaxes and questions related to the deadly attack are listed below — all fact-checked by the Snopes newsroom.
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