Eastern Washington Representatives Comment On U.S. Capitol Chaos
"I wholeheartedly condemn this violence. This is not who we are and this needs to stop immediately." - Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Wa.) Washington's 4th District Congressional Representative.
One woman is dead and many others have been injured as angry supporters of President Trump breached multiple security perimeters and stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic protest aimed at somehow thwarting the inevitable, a peaceful transfer of power, as Congress was meeting. The supporters of the President fought with officers inside the building and outside. Congress was forced into hiding. The National Guard and state and federal police were called in for control, and rare evening curfews were declared in Washington and nearby Virginia suburbs.
Things got a little dicey in Washington STATE besides Washington D.C. as this tweet from the Washington State Patrol indicates:
Never missing an opportunity to give the current resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue "the business", here's what Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) had to tweet:
He later tried to stake some higher ground: