Following last Wednesday’s attacks on the U.S. Capitol, and after Congress certified the results of the election, Senator Tim Kaine reached out to the public via email and social media with the following statement:
“Today’s certification makes official what we have known since November: that at noon on January 20th, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will lead our nation to a healthier, fairer, more prosperous future.
“But we all must condemn—in the strongest possible terms—the attempt yesterday to rob the American people of their duly elected leaders. Goaded by the President and abetted by some of my fellow Senators, right-wing insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol in support of an effort to overturn the presidential election results and install an unelected government. We know exactly how we got to this point. What will the Republican leaders who have enabled the outgoing President do to restore peace, law, and order after this four-year flirt with autho...
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