Congressman Reed Condemns Mob That Stormed Capital, Calls For Unity

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Reed (R) condemned the mob that stormed the U.S. Capital amid the electoral vote count on Wednesday, calling for unity across the nation.







The Representative of New York’s 23rd Congressional District spoke to lawmakers gathered overnight counting and certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win.

“What I saw today was mob rule that spat upon the blood of my father, which is in the soil of Europe, and the soil of Korea,” said Reed. “We settle our differences not with mob rule. We settle our differences through elections.”







He previously announced he would not object to certifying the electoral college’s results.

“Now make no mistake, to my colleagues on the Democratic side of the aisle, I will be passionate in my disagreement with you. I will be passionate in my ideas for the future of this country and I will fight for my Republican ideas that I hold near and dear,” he furthered. “But I will stand with you tonight and send a message to the nation tonight and all Americans that what we saw today was not American, and what we see tonight in this body shall be what we do in America, and that is to transfer power in a peaceful way.”













Reed concluded by saying lawmaker’s tenure in Congress will far surpass the time they physically spent.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Remember when Chris Cuomo from CNN made a statement live on air June 2, 2020, pertaining to the riots happening in NYC, remember cop cars flipping , burning, businesses being looted…..

    “Show me where it says that protests are supposed to be polite and peaceful?” – Chris Cuomo, June 2 2020

    What about Portland…. remember CHAZ…The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ)????

    Minneapolis…..

    What about all the cities that burned this year for days….. even DC was on the list

    How come all these people Speaking out now, were silent then……

    How come DC didn’t BURN last night after a DC official shot a woman…. All summer other cities burned for the same reason….

  2. The same people who were hiding on the floor, hiding from unarmed citizens (remember the girl who got shot was UNARMED), It was the police who fired shots…..

    are the same people who

    send our children to fight and die in foreign wars?

    They hit the floor and cower when unarmed protesters enter their building.

    These are the people sending our children to die so America can “save face” abroad.

    Cowards

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