Cantwell Statement on Electoral College Certification, Attack on the U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement after Congress voted to certify the Electoral College vote: 

“Democracy prevails and endures. In the end, Congress respected the will of the American people and upheld the rule of law. I strongly condemn the violence and crimes that were committed today. I want to thank everyone who put their safety on the line to keep us safe. There must be accountability, and we must ensure it never happens again.”