Pew Research Center:  A look back at Americans' reactions to the January 6th riot at the US Capitol

Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

The deadly riot that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, drew widespread attention and condemnation from the American public. But Democrats and Republicans differed sharply over key aspects of it, both in its immediate aftermath and in the months that followed.

A year later, here’s a look back at how Americans saw the events of Jan. 6 and how some partisan divisions grew wider over time. All findings in this analysis are based on Pew Research Center surveys conducted in January, March and September of last year.