Blunt: Enough With The False Versions Of Capitol Riot

CNN reports:

Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of GOP leadership, argued on Sunday that Americans don’t need “alternative versions” of what occurred the day of the US Capitol insurrection, pushing back on Republican Sen. Ron Johnson’s comments that mischaracterize the riot and its participants.

“We don’t need to try and explain away or come up with alternative versions. We all saw what happened,” Blunt told NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Calling January 6 “a terrible day for America,” the Missouri Republican said, “I think it was absolutely unacceptable and we can’t let that kind of thing be repeated again in our country.” Johnson on Saturday falsely claimed there was no violence on the Senate side of the US Capitol during the attack.

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