Local lawmakers condemn violence at U.S. Capitol


WASHINGTON (KNWA/KFTA) — Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Wednesday said the violence at the U.S. Capitol “needs to be met with the full force of the law.”

“This violence is unacceptable and needs to be met with the full force of the law. God bless the Capitol Police who are keeping us safe,” Cotton tweeted.

Supporters of President Donald Trump swarmed the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday as Congress met to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College, breaching the building and shutting down the constitutional process.

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) tweeted about the protests happening at the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. Representative Steve Womack (R-3) also condemned the violence.

U.S Senator John Boozman (R-AR) also tweeted during the protests.

Other local lawmakers took to social media to condemn the protests and violence at the Capitol.

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