April 21, 2021

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Dane Co. Sheriff calls violence at U.S Capitol ‘assault on democracy’

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney produced a assertion Wednesday just after Trump supporters stormed the U.S Capitol in a protest that still left one particular person dead.



a group of people in front of a building: Police keep a watch on demonstrators who tried to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)


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Police preserve a check out on demonstrators who tried out to crack by a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, countless numbers of folks have gathered to display their assist for President Donald Trump and his promises of election fraud. (AP Image/Julio Cortez)

“Our excellent region should solve our dissimilarities in a civilized strategy – at the ballot box,” Mahoney reported in a assertion. “The violence and injuries currently at the U.S. Capitol is repulsive to every single flexibility loving American and an assault on democracy. For all those deciding upon to use violence and intimidation, we have to not allow, condone, or aid it.”

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The U.S. House and Senate met in a joint session of Congress to certify the electoral college votes in the 2020 presidential election. That session arrived to a halt as the Capitol developing went less than lockdown though Trump supporters clashed with law enforcement.

Mahoney identified as the occasions repulsive and appalling. He went on to say destruction of the Capitol, Congress and not adhering to the rule of regulation need to be dealt with.

“The initially amendment of the US Constitution is inviolable,” Mahoney said. “However, it does not grant mobs the appropriate to overrun our Capitol, harm the people’s house stop open discussion or assault fellow People in america.”

Mahoney identified as on Trump to call for an conclude to the situations having spot at the U.S Capitol.

“There is not area in our culture for violence, prison harm and physical assaults,” Mahoney reported.

The Dane County Sheriff’s assertion can be study in complete underneath.

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