At 2:44 p.m., US Sen. Ed Markey reported:
I and my staff are safe, sheltering in place, and following the guidance and protocols of Capitol Police.
There’s a word for what is happening on the Senate and House floors - it’s called sedition. All these unfounded objections to state electors are seditious. They are nothing short of an insurrection against the established order of the Constitution and our democratic republic.
He later added:
Sarah Groh, Rep. Ayanna Pressley's chief of staff, tweeted:
Ayanna Pressley and I are currently safe. Thank you for your messages.
US Rep. Seth Moulton addressed the Nazis in the Capitol:
Rep. Lori Trahan writes: