Arizona lawmakers react to Capitol lockdown and protest
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Eyes are on the Capital Wednesday afternoon as protesters supporting President Donald Trump rallied outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
During a joint Congress session to certify President-Elect Joe Biden’s November 3 win, dozens of protesters clashed with law enforcement and breached security perimeters in the building.
Lawmakers inside the House chamber were told to put on gas masks as tear gas was fired in the Rotunda.
Several Arizona lawmakers have issued a reaction to the Jan. 6 events, including Governor Doug Ducey, while other lawmakers ensure the constituents of their safety.
President Trump along with President-Elect Joe Biden also responded to the protest.
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