On January 6, 2021, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., vandalized public buildings, endangered the lives of lawmakers, staff, and the general public, and jeopardized the peaceful transfer of Presidential power.
Senator Omar Fateh and Senator Jen McEwen Release Open Letter Denouncing the Ongoing Violence in Washington D.C.
Today, violent supporters of President Trump breached the US Capitol complex leading to significant damage, injuries, and at least one confirmed death by gunshot. The chaotic and dangerous scene also halted the congressional certification of the Electoral College.
On Tuesday, January 5 the Senate DFL Caucus will welcome a historic inaugural class of Senators ready to lead boldly and implement solutions Minnesotans are demanding as we recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a better future for all Minnesotans.