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File #: 21-1218    Version: 1 Name: CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM AT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL ON JANUARY 6, 2021
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 4/15/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM AT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL ON JANUARY 6, 2021. WHEREAS, On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, a joint session of the United State Congress convened at the United States Capitol to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election; and WHEREAS, on that same day, President Donald Trump held a rally dubbed "March to Save America" and declared that "the 2020 election was stolen from him", that the outcome of the election was an " egregious assault on our democracy," and declared that "we will never concede" and that "you will never take back our country with weakness."; and WHEREAS, a mob of armed White supremacists, neo-Nazis and domestic terrorists forcibly entered and marauded through the United States Capitol Building, the first-time an enemy group has breached the building since 1814. They attacked Capitol Police Officers, desecrated federal property, destroyed multiple offices, searched for Congresspeople, placed expl...
Sponsors: BRANDON JOHNSON, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN, FRANK J. AGUILAR, BRIDGET GAINER, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CONDEMNING THE ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM AT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL ON JANUARY 6, 2021.

WHEREAS, On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, a joint session of the United State Congress convened at the United States Capitol to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election; and

WHEREAS, on that same day, President Donald Trump held a rally dubbed "March to Save America" and declared that "the 2020 election was stolen from him", that the outcome of the election was an " egregious assault on our democracy," and declared that "we will never concede" and that "you will never take back our country with weakness."; and

WHEREAS, a mob of armed White supremacists, neo-Nazis and domestic terrorists forcibly entered and marauded through the United States Capitol Building, the first-time an enemy group has breached the building since 1814. They attacked Capitol Police Officers, desecrated federal property, destroyed multiple offices, searched for Congresspeople, placed explosive devices around the building; and

WHEREAS, they replaced the United States flag with Trump and Confederate flags, stole property- including electronic devices and critical government documents and attempted to sell the stolen materials to potential foreign enemies; and

WHEREAS, during the sedition by domestic terrorists, President Trump restated via social media that the election had been stolen and told his supporters to "go home," and "I love you"; and

WHEREAS, at least five individuals died during the insurrection, including a U.S. Capitol Police Officer; and

WHEREAS, after several hours, the mob of White Supremacist and domestic terrorists, were overwhelming peacefully escorted from the Capitol Building; and

WHEREAS, lawmakers reconvened and certified the 2020 president election, declaring Joseph R. Biden, Jr. the winner; and

WHEREAS, throughout his presidential campaign and during his administration, President Trump has encouraged and politically profited from d...

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