Two years ago on January 6, our democracy was attacked, Biden said at a ceremony after conferring the Presidential Civilian Medal, one of the country’s highest civilian honors.
America’s President Joe Biden Has said that the rebellion on January 6, 2021 in the US Capitol (Parliament House complex) was an attack on the democracy of the country, but in the end the people won. Recalling the incident of violence after the announcement of the results of the presidential election in 2021, Biden said, the mob stormed the Capitol complex. This had never happened before in American history, not even during the Civil War.
On January 6, 2021, supporters of former US President Donald Trump vandalized the Capitol complex. Violent clashes also took place between Trump supporters and personnel of law enforcement agencies. After the incident, Trump was accused of inciting a riot in the Parliament complex and impeachment proceedings were also initiated against him.
attack on democracy
Two years ago on January 6, our democracy was attacked, Biden said at a ceremony after conferring the Presidential Civilian Medal, one of the country’s highest civilian honors. It would be most appropriate to call that incident of violence an attack on democracy.
The hall of the House of Representatives was vandalized – Biden
Addressing those present at the White House, he said that during the violent insurrection, not only police and law enforcement officers were attacked and the hall of the House of Representatives ransacked, but elected representatives were also targeted. All this was done in an attempt to defy the will of the people and prevent the peaceful transfer of power.
Democracy finally won – Biden
The President said, this rebellion was fueled by the lies spoken in the 2020 elections. But two years ago on this day our democracy had won because we did not panic as our constitution refers to us. We faced it bravely. Biden said, in the end we won. Remembering that day today, we join the Vice President, her husband, and all of you in honoring those Americans who contributed to the defense of democracy before, during, and after January 6, 2021.