Ernst: 'Not the America that I know'
January 14, 2021
Wednesday was a tragic day in our nation’s history. The very institution that millions of people from across the world revere, visit, and look to for democratic decision-making was pillaged by an angry mob incited by false hope.
To say I’m saddened by what happened is an understatement. I’m furious. This is not the America that I know, that I love, and that I fought for.
In this nation we have a beautiful history of debating and disagreeing on very, very tough issues. We also have a long-standing record of peacefully transitioning power from one administration to the next. And let me...