Editorial: The siege on US Capitol, and democracy, is Trump’s legacy. Pennsylvania Republicans are also complicit

The only other siege of the U.S. Capitol was by the British in 1814 when they torched the White House, the Capitol and other federal buildings. Wednesday’s assault, over 200 years later, was more insidious since it came from within. Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in his name. Incited by an earlier rally when Trump declared he would “never concede,” some breached the Capitol building, disrupting Congress’ constitutional duty of certifying the Electoral College results. The stunning scene was one of the darkest days for our republic’s democracy, when the so-called president in…

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