Massachusetts Republican Party Chairman Jim Lyons has issued a statement on the rioters who stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday to protest Joe Biden’s election, calling the actions “completely indefensible.”
Lyons released the following statement as the scene was still unfolding Wednesday afternoon:
“All Americans must stand together for our Constitution, for our representative form of government, and for our laws and law enforcement officers.
“As chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party, I unequivocally condemn any attempt to disrupt our precious and irreplaceable Constitutional order. Sadly, we are witnessing a breach of lawful order on Capitol Hill that is completely indefensible under any circumstances.
“We must join together to reaffirm our deep and abiding respect for our nation’s laws, as our Pledge of Allegiance to the flag so gloriously proclaims our fidelity ‘to the Republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.’”
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