Capitol Riot: Events planned to mark January 6 anniversary
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - January 6 marks one year since pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol as Congress began counting the Electoral College votes from the 2020 presidential election.
Below is a list of events in D.C. that will mark the anniversary of the attack:
9 a.m. - President Joe Biden delivered remarks focused on sustaining democracy as he faces calls to use his presidential powers to push voting rights legislation. Vice President Kamala Harris will also give a speech.
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12 p.m. - Prayer, the pledge, a statement from the Chair and a "Moment of Silence" will be held on the House Floor.
2 p.m. - Lawmakers will share their experiences and perspectives on what happened at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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4:45 p.m. - A candlelight vigil will be held near the U.S. Capitol.
5:30 p.m. - Lawmakers will hold a prayer vigil on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
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6 p.m. - Far-right group Look Ahead America will be organizing at the D.C. Jail where about 40 "January Sixers," or people accused of participating in the Capitol Riot, are currently being held.
8 p.m. - A special on the events of Jan. 6 will be available to stream on FOX 5 DC.