With the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden a week away, the House of Representatives quickly debated and voted to impeach President Trump again, this time in response to the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week by a mob of his supporters hoping to overturn the election.
National Guards members have taken up posts inside the Capitol.
Kent Nishimura is a former staff photographer with the Los Angeles Times, based in Washington, D.C. Born in Taiwan, Nishimura immigrated to the United States, grew up in Hawaii and is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His work has been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, the National Headliner Awards, the White House News Photographers Assn. and the National Press Photographers Assn., among others. He has worked on staff at newspapers across the United States and freelanced for many national and international publications before joining The Times in 2017.