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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Leaders respond to rioting and violence in Washington D.C.

Story will be updated as additional comments come in, from local leaders


Last updated 7/6/2021 at 12:52pm

Jana Hill

This half-staff flag at the Mill Creek post office Jan. 12 is to honor two fallen officers, in D.C. The flag status was at the direction of Gov. Jay Inslee.

The storming of the nation's Capitol on Jan. 6 has created indelible images in the minds of all who saw them. Local leaders are being contacted, and their comments collected from social media.

Rep. John Lovick, (D-Mill Creek) said there are things "that we won't ever forget" about the images in D.C., from Jan. 6. He mentioned one officer flinging his nightstick in a crowd of other police officers, with people pursuing them. People were "taking clubs and sticks and breaking into Capitol windows, and then were walking through our nation's Capitol with a Confederate flag."

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