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Reading City Council Response to the January 6th Events in Washington DC at the Capitol

Reading, PA - The City Council of the City of Reading issued today the following statement regarding yesterday's insurrection events at Washington D.C. Capitol.

The City Council of the City of Reading wholly condemns the intimidation and the desecration of the United States Capitol by a violent mob on January 6. We applaud the determination of the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and Vice President Pence to continue to conduct the business of the people by completing the Electoral College process.

Council members look forward to working with the Biden Administration, Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan to move Reading forward.

May we all do our best to understand our differences of thought and our diversity as well as simultaneously understand and treasure the commonality of democratic purpose that has enabled our United States of America to thrive for more than two centuries."