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Washington, DC / Capitol Hill Riot / Electoral Vote / Senators' Remarks #1278798

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 2021
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at the proceedings in the Senate on Capitol Hill after the riots presented. [At 7:44, Senator Cory BOOKER@- offers views on what happened here in 1812 & today, but today we brought this hell upon ourselves; how President Trump called the election rigged before the vote, recalls what happened on the Edmund Pettis Bridge.] [At 7:48, Senator Ben SASSE - says today has been ugly, on what happened in a peaceful transfer of power in 1801 when John Adams yielded power to Thomas Jefferson, on how America is the most exceptional nation with the Constitution, on how we are supposed to be servant-leaders for the people, on the need to love the neighbors & help communities.] [At 7:55, Senator Dick DURBIN - speaks of the Capitol in the days on Lincoln with the dome the symbol of this country: this is a sacred place defiled today by thugs after this president brought the mob to disrupt after having no evidence of a rigged election.]
Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:16:30

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