Lawmakers reflect on one-year anniversary of Capitol riot

Lawmakers reflect on one-year anniversary of Capitol riot

One year after a wild mob rampaged through the Capitol, members of Congress say relations between Republicans and Democrats remain tense in the wake of the attack. 

Lawmakers widely condemned the deadly siege when pro-Trump rioters stormed the building in an attempt to derail the certification of the 2020 election. But members acknowledged the animosity that remains, noting that divisions are apparent, with many of the bipartisan friendships having dissolved following the events, at times made it harder to legislate. 

The divisions were evident on Thursday, with Democrats — many of which gathered at the Capitol for events commemorating the events that took place — blasting Republicans for not doing more to dispel the former president’s unfounded claims the election was stolen and

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