Republican Governor of South Dakota Kristi Noem has joined other GOP members who are condemning the protests at the Capitol on Wednesday that led to one woman being shot and dying.
“We are all entitled to peacefully protest,” Noem tweeted on Wednesday afternoon. “Violence is not a part of that. What’s happening in the Capitol right now must stop.”
We are all entitled to peacefully protest. Violence is not a part of that. What’s happening in the Capitol right now must stop.
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) January 6, 2021
The attack happened after President Donald Trump spoke to supporters at the White House over the alleged irregularities in the 2020 presidential election.
The local media outlet, the Argus Leader, reported that the state’s congressional delegation was moved to a secured and undisclosed location:
Communication officials with the offices of South Dakota Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds,