Posted: 1/7/2021 7:18:35 AM EST
I went to Albany for the anti safe act rally but this was an epic commitment:
Mendon resident Matt Fritz was among the protesters with a front seat to history Wednesday afternoon.
“It’s sad that it has come to this,” said Fritz, 52, a registered Republican and a supporter of President Donald Trump. “No matter what side you are on – Republican, Democrat, independent. I don’t care. It’s a very bad situation for our country. Period."
Chaos erupted in the nation's capital as supporters of President Donald Trump swarmed the Capitol building, prompting Vice President Mike Pence to be swept to a secure location and the Senate chamber to be evacuated.
Thousands of protesters had gathered at the National Mall earlier Wednesday to protest the 2020 presidential election results. At a rally about an hour before the protesters broke through police lines at the Capitol, Trump had urged them to go to the building.
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Keep poking the bear..
It will snap at some point.. This is just the tip of the iceberg if the dumbcraps go full tilt on this.. What happen yesterday will be seen as nothing...
I was there,,, and it was epic and a great experience... President Trump NEVER called for violence,,, he clearly asked * peaceful " and it was the Capitol police who started,,, they shot tear gas capsules at us on the capitol steps. Cannot claim they (police) were defending themselves,,, because nobody was attacking them,,, They later themselves ( police) removed the barricades to let us in,,, it was a set up to let their antifa terrorist go inside and torch the building... Patriots stopped that from happening...