Raskin Shares Details Of Personal Tragedy That Unfolded Alongside Capitol Attack | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Jamie Raskin’s (D-MD) daughter and son-in-law barricaded themselves in an office as insurrectionists overtook the Capitol Building on Jan. 6.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1359111

This is the the type of stories Republicans love.
More sorrow and hurt that they can inflict on non Trumpers.

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I’m wondering who sent the word down from on high that Republicans from the Senate, House, and their various staff were not to talk about their experience during the riot.
I know I keep talking about this but, 01/06 was a big deal, right up there with 9/11 for shock value. And yet the impression I get from Republicans is it was nothing. Someone ordered them to zip it.

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It’s part of the “Heartlessness Clause” detailed in the fine print of their employment with/by Republicans.

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It is called: If you don’t talk about it, it didn’t happen. Move on with thoughts and prayers (though they stopped saying that this time).

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Let me see now…who exactly was it who cowered in a bunker during non-violent protests?..

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This guy, orange guy, I don’t remember his name… He’s a total has-been now. On the tip of my tongue… Nope. Nothing.

(Sorry, I just had to do this. It brings me enormous pleasure.)

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Yes, I had the same thought: the GOP silence and indifference to the injuries of people are calculated

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