The progressive Democrat feared that “QAnon and white supremacist sympathizers” in Congress could create opportunities that would put her in harm's way.
The No. 3 Republican in the House wants the president to face the consequences of his actions, even as Trump denies any responsibility for the Jan. 6 attacks on the Capitol.
On Jan. 6, we saw white privilege and white supremacy in action, but the biases that fueled the terrorism on the Capitol have been growing over the course of 2020.
"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.
Our querendones went to social media to strongly denounce the violent attack on American democracy.
An expert said Wednesday’s events in Washington question the moral authority of the United States regarding future involvement in international conflicts—something the country has done throughout history.
"Donald Trump incited today's violent attack on our democracy," reads the letter signed by dozens of group leaders.
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