“An attack on America.”
Members of the Massachusetts delegation unequivocally condemned the riot by supporters of President Donald Trump that breached the Capitol Building as Congress began to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election Wednesday, overwhelming police and forcing lawmakers and staffers to evacuate.
The chaotic and unprecedented scenes unfolded after Trump addressed supporters near the White House, encouraging them to march to the Capitol and pledging to “never concede,” citing debunked claims of widespread voter fraud.
“This dark moment is the culmination of everything Trump has been promoting,” Rep. Katherine Clark, the assistant House speaker, tweeted. “Praying for an end of the violence and safety for everyone, and the preservation of our democracy. This must stop.”
...By Wednesday evening, 10 of the state’s 11 Democratic delegation members — Sen. Ed Markey, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Clark, Moulton, Rep. Jake Auchincloss, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Lori Trahan, Rep. Jim McGovern, Rep. Bill Keating, and Rep. Richard Neal — had expressed support for removing Trump, whose term expires in two weeks, from office through the 25 Amendment or the impeachment process.
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