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Gov. Ricketts Comments on Violence at the U.S. Capitol

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Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Violence at the U.S. Capitol

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following violence at the U.S. Capitol.

 

“What is happening at the U.S. Capitol is unacceptable.  I condemn the violence in the strongest possible terms.  Peaceful protest is the American way.  Violence and destruction of property are not.  I encourage the violent protestors in D.C. to leave and go home.”