Donald Trump’s done a U-turn over the Capitol Hill riots but it’s too little, too late – 13 favourite takedowns

People are still struggling through the aftermath of the extraordinary scenes in Washington DC when an angry mob of Trump supporters stormed the country’s seat of democracy, leaving five people dead including one police officer.

You’ll no doubt remember Donald Trump’s first video message to the rioters (or domestic terrorists, as people are now rightly calling them) in which he told them to ‘go home’ but also told them: ‘We love you. You’re very special’.

Now the so-called president, back from a 12 hour suspension on Twitter, has made another video expressing slightly less love for the rioters.

Indeed he goes so far to suggest that they ‘defiled the seat of democracy’ which would mean so much more if Trump knew what ‘defiled’ meant. Or ‘democracy’.

Here’s what he had to say.

And you’ll be glad to know he got entirely the responses it deserved. Here are our favourites.

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People were particularly curious what happened here …

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And this.

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