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“Those who launched this attack on our government must be identified and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” tweeted Graham. “Your actions are against democracy”

Those who undertook this attack on our government must be identified and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Their actions are contrary to democracy

In an additional tweet, the South Carolina Senator said he could “no longer agree” with Biden’s Wednesday comments when the president-elect called the insurrection an “insurrection” ”

“I could no longer agree with President-elect Biden’s statement to the nation,” Graham tweeted. “Time to retake the Capitol, end the violence, & stop the madness. Time to rule our nation Our differences are real, but the love of our nation overwhelms our differences ”

I could no longer agree with President-elect Biden’s statement to the nation. Time to retake the Capitol, end the violence, &, stop the madness. Time to rule our nation. Our differences are real, but our nation’s love overwhelms our differences

Biden spoke to the nation on Wednesday afternoon about what was happening in Washington during the time originally allotted to talk about the economy

“Let me be very clear – the scenes of the chaos in the Capitol do not reflect real America, do not represent who we are”

“What we are seeing is a small number of extremists who subscribe to lawlessness,” said the President-elect. “This is not a contradiction. P>
Moments after Biden’s address, Trump posted a video on Twitter urging the rioters to “go home in peace,” but reiterating the claim that his election loss was “fraudulent” “

Federal election officials have stated that the 2020 election was one of the safest in US Former Attorney General Bill Barr said last year that there was no evidence of widespread election fraud during the contest

Both the House and Senate were forced to suspend debate over the objection to the Arizona election results after the mob stormed the Capitol. Both chambers of Congress were evacuated from the area as the mob made their way to both chambers / p>

The crowd flocked to the Capitol after Trump addressed them in a speech on Wednesday confirming that they would march to the Capitol to encourage lawmakers not to ratify the vote

Several Republicans pledged to oppose the election of the electoral college on Wednesday, but Graham announced he would not join the effort, calling it “a political evasive maneuver” “

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