Washoe County Republican Party
3652 So. Virginia St. C-8
Reno, NV 89502
CONTACT: Valerie Michael
STATEMENT FROM WASHOE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIRMAN
JANUARY 7, 2021 – The events in Washington DC yesterday were unprecedented. We saw Patriots rally behind President Trump in record numbers. The patriotism was obvious throughout the day. Even when President Trump asked everyone to go home peacefully, Patriots supported him and left without incident.
It is unfortunate that the day was marred when a small group of attendees broke into the Capitol. People were injured and one died. We do not condone this type of violence or behavior regardless of who committed it. We expect those responsible will be found and arrested.
It is important to note that we do not know at this time who was responsible. We have heard many versions including outside groups being brought in for a pre-planned attack. We have no verifiable evidence of this at this writing.
Please, everyone maintain your calm. Let this play out. President Trump is still President.