Norton Statement on April 2nd Capitol Attack

Apr 6, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the statement below in response to Friday’s attack at the Capitol in which one Capitol Police officer was killed and another was hospitalized.

“I was deeply saddened to learn of Friday’s incident at the Capitol, which left one Capitol Police officer and the suspect accused of ramming officers with a vehicle dead,” Norton said. “My sincere condolences are with our Capitol Police force and the family of the officer who lost his life. Speaker Pelosi has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor the fallen officer and security procedures at the Capitol complex are being reviewed. I will have more information at a later date.”