Statement from Rep. Katko on Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Washington – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the attack on the U.S. Capitol:

“I am grateful to all of those who have reached out regarding my safety today.  The support and concern expressed is humbling. I am in a safe location.

“The attack on the U.S. Capitol is shameful and completely unacceptable. It has endangered the lives of our law enforcement and countless others. This is anything but a peaceful protest. The violence must stop immediately. President Trump must take a more forceful stand to end this, now.”

“I am praying for a peaceful conclusion.  We are a strong country. We will recover from this and we certainly must learn from it.”