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‘Today’s terrorism is not who we are’ N.C., S.C leaders condemn violent protests at U.S. Capitol

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a group of people standing in front of a building: Capitol Police in Washington, DC, locked down the U.S. Capitol building after protesters clashed with police Wednesday.


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Capitol Police in Washington, DC, locked down the U.S. Capitol setting up just after protesters clashed with law enforcement Wednesday.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – North Carolina and South Carolina political leaders took to Twitter to condemn violent protests at the U.S. Capitol as associates of Congress attempted to rely electoral votes that would affirm Joe Biden’s presidential acquire.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, stated that a peaceful transition of ability “is the hallmark of our democracy.” He termed the actions in Washington terrorism.

His counterpart in South Carolina, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, tweeted his disbelief above the scene in Washington.

Patrick McHenry, a Republican Congressman serving 7 districts in western North Carolina, called the violence “completely unacceptable.”

Alma Adams, a Democratic Congresswoman serving Charlotte in North Carolina’s 12th District, reported she and her workers was safe, and that they were sheltering in location.

Lindsey Graham, a Republican Senator from South Carolina, agreed with President-elect Joe Biden’s phone to end the violence.

North Carolina Republican Rep. Richard Hudson tweeted that violence won’t adjust the end result of the election.

North Carolina Republican Congresswoman Virginia Foxx echoed a very similar sentiment.

North Carolina Republican Congressman Dan Bishop claimed the violence must quit now.

North Carolina Republican Congressman Ted Budd thanked the Capitol Law enforcement for evacuating him safely and securely.

North Carolina U.S. Senator Richard Burr also furnished a statement about Wednesday’s events, stating “no proof of voter fraud has emerged that would warrant overturning the 2020 election. The President bears accountability for today’s occasions by advertising the unfounded conspiracy theories that have led to this place.”

North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis tweeted that he backs to blue and supports legislation enforcement, introducing that he condemns the violence that took location at the Capitol.

The North Carolina Republican Celebration reported, on Twitter, that violence is in no way appropriate.

The North Carolina Democratic Social gathering also tweeted, featuring ideas to everyone at the scene of the protests.

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