NY Gov. Cuomo: ‘We will have to simply call today’s violence what it essentially is: a failed endeavor at a coup’

ALBANY – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo referred to as today’s storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Trump a “failed attempt at a coup.”

“We have to phone today’s violence what it basically is: a unsuccessful attempt at a coup,” Cuomo wrote on Twitter at 5:45 p.m. “We won’t let President Trump, those in Congress who help him, or the lawless mob that stormed the Capitol steal our democracy.

“The will of the American people today will be carried out,” Cuomo wrote.



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Other regional statements from Wednesday:


  • Duanesburg schools Superintendent James Niedermeier
  • Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan
  • New York Attorney Typical Letitia James
  • Denise Murphy McGraw, Chairwoman of Upstate for Biden-Harris


Duanesburg faculties Superintendent James Niedermeier:

“I am incredibly saddened by what is occurring in the Capitol. In an previously chaotic time, children (and grown-ups) do not require any far more trauma. I urge dad and mom to converse to their little ones and notify them that this is not what it implies to be an American,” Niedermeier wrote at 4:15 p.m.


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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, 4:43 p.m.:

ALBANY, NY – Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan launched the pursuing statement in response to the ongoing storming of the United States Capitol:

“I condemn the ongoing unlawful, indefensible and treasonous attack on the country I appreciate. We are witnessing the unthinkable now as Trump supporters storm our beloved US Capitol and obstruct the company of the people today. Relatively than debating and voting, our Congress Customers have been compelled to flee for their safety. This insurrection must close instantly.”
New York Lawyer Standard Letitia James

“The coup endeavor initiated by outgoing President Trump has been despicable. Currently, it turned violent. If blood is drop, it will be on his palms. These steps, fueled by lies and wild conspiracy theories espoused by President Trump, ought to be unequivocally condemned by each individual corner of our society.

“Ultimately, I am confident the rule of law will prevail. Joe Biden, our duly elected president, will presume business on January 20th and history will bear in mind this as a unfortunate but unsuccessful try to ruin our democratic republic.”
Denise Murphy McGraw, Chairwoman of Upstate for Biden-Harris and Chairwoman of Niskayuna Democratic Committee:

“As an American, I am stunned and saddened to see the photos from the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. As a mom of a boy or girl who attends a higher education in our nation’s capitol, I am terrified.  As an elected formal, it’s all way too straightforward for me to have an understanding of how we got here.

Those people on social media who are inciting this chaos by equating it to the Black Lives Make any difference motion or the Women’s Marches are perilous. It is not. These people today are not protestors.

To estimate President-Elect Joe Biden, “President Trump, action up.”

I connect with on other Republican leaders to step up much too.  The steps in DC must be denounced and all those unlawfully occupying the Capitol have to have to be urged to stand down now. “


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