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Michigan lawmakers tweet from U.S. Capitol amid violent protests

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 22:12:08-05

WASHINGTON — As violent protests grip Washington, Michigan’s lawmakers are notifying the public of their current status.

"I'm safe, sheltering in a secure place, and listening to the guidance of law enforcement.", tweeted Sen. Stabenow

“I am in the Capitol and our staff are sheltering in place,” tweets Rep. Peter Meijer. “Thank you to Capitol Police and our law enforcement officers for working to keep us safe.”

“I am safe,” notes Sen. Gary Peters, who also took the time to condemn the violence on Capitol Hill. “Today’s attacks on the Capitol are dangerous…and must stop.”

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