Duckworth: Unlike anything I’ve ever seen on domestic soil

Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke Wednesday with CBS News. (WJBC file photo)


By CBS News Radio and Neil Doyle

WASHINGTON – Thousands of violent protesters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday as Congress was in session to count the Electoral College vote confirming the 2020 election for President-elect Joe Biden.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke with CBS News.

“It is unlike anything I’ve ever seen on domestic soil,” Duckworth said.

Duckworth told CBS News that a staff member grabbed the electoral vote ballots before evacuation. Police declared the Capitol secure about four hours after the incident.

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