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By OTS Staff
Shock, shame and dismay: Local leaders respond to the chaos on Capitol Hill
To the violent extremists in our Capitol: Just so you know, you failed.— Rep. Susie Lee (@RepSusieLee) January 6, 2021
We will return to the Capitol tonight to begin certification of the 2020 election. You won’t stop us from fulfilling that duty and upholding our democracy.
The events at the U.S. Capitol are un-American and unacceptable. I’m thankful for the Capitol Police who are working hard to ensure that we all stay safe. I condemn this violence in every way possible.— Senator Cortez Masto (@SenCortezMasto) January 6, 2021
Today, a woman is dead because President Trump encouraged insurrection against our government and duly-elected leaders.— Rep. Steven Horsford (@RepHorsford) January 7, 2021
We cannot allow another day to pass without accountability for the harm this President has caused. President Trump must be impeached and removed from office. pic.twitter.com/g1NgGiLD9Z
January 6, 2021: History made today for all the wrong reasons. Shameful. All our Washington staff are safe.— RepMarkAmodei (@MarkAmodeiNV2) January 6, 2021
I don’t want to criticize police response times but Nevada counted their votes faster than this…— Stands (@Stands) January 6, 2021
The chaos that has erupted in the United States Capitol is the opposite of patriotic — it is undemocratic and un-American. I am praying for the safety of Nevada’s federal delegation, all congressional members and staff, & law enforcement officers. This must stop.— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) January 6, 2021
The last two tweets from the voice of Nevada Republicans were one last night lauding the “patriots” descending on DC and one this AM falsely saying there were 130,000 fraudulent votes cast in Nevada and falsely asserting that the evidence is undisputed.— Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) January 6, 2021
Remember their names. pic.twitter.com/bGnOK1oPZu
At this time, I am thinking of #Nevada’s federal delegation and their staff for their service to our state during this stressful time in American democracy.— Brian Knudsen (@BrianforLV) January 6, 2021
Hate will not prevail. Wishing our public servants the utmost safety and health today at the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/a7HP0GuCzx
The terrorist actions in DC today are unacceptable and must be met with the full force of the law. Those that stoked the fire should carry that shame for their rest of their lives.— Zach Conine (@ZConine) January 6, 2021
I’m exceptionally grateful for NV’s Capitol Police and their actions to keep my staff safe.
As I shelter in place, lawless domestic terrorists encouraged by the President of the United States are attempting to destroy our democracy. They will not succeed.— Dina Titus (@repdinatitus) January 6, 2021
Here’s my statement on the violence in Washington, D.C., today: pic.twitter.com/iWEUf1gmRh— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) January 6, 2021
The violent attacks we are seeing on our democracy today are reprehensible.— Senator Jacky Rosen (@SenJackyRosen) January 6, 2021
It’s time for us as a nation to come together and denounce hate and violence.
Together, we will overcome and rebuild our nation.
Sending prayers for the safety of every member, staffer and employee in the Capitol building right now, especially the Nevada delegation. @repdinatitus, @MarkAmodeiNV2, @RepSusieLee, @RepHorsford, @SenJackyRosen, and @SenCortezMasto – we’ve got your back here in Nevada.— Justin #SharetheRoad Jones (@JustinJonesNV) January 6, 2021