Harris likens Jan. 6 riots to Pearl Habor and 9/11, renews call for voting overhaul

Harris likens Jan. 6 riots to Pearl Habor and 9/11, renews call for voting overhaul


Vice President Kamala Harris compared last year’s Capitol riot to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 terrorist attacks in an anniversary speech pitching the Democrats’ bills to overhaul federal elections as tools essential to preserving American democracy.

“Will [Jan. 6] be remembered as a moment that accelerated the unraveling of the oldest, greatest democracy in the world? Or a moment when we decided to secure and strengthen our democracy for generations to come?” Harris said Thursday, speaking from Statuary Hall, a symbolic site overrun by pro-Trump rioters last year.

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The vice president compared the events of Jan. 6 to Pearl Harbor

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