(Wednesday’s) violent and disgraceful demonstrations at the Capitol have no place in our society.

The protesters who breached the Capitol today violated the rule of law and brought violence to a place where we have gathered for centuries to peacefully debate the issues facing our nation. This was a direct attack on the free society we are blessed to live in and all those who participated in unlawful activities should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

I am thankful for the members of law enforcement who are doing everything they can to protect the Capitol and I ask all Americans to pray for peace in our country.

U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar

4th Congressional District, Michigan

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I am a huge fan of law enforcement and my thanks go out to the people who protected our elected officials yesterday. But you, Sir, are partly responsible for what happened in Washington, D.C. yesterday and I will not forget come the next election. You have not represented me and many other of your constituents and we will not forget. What goes around, comes around. It always does.

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