© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden, members of Congress and other Washington officials on Thursday will mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol by then-President Donald Trump’s supporters.
Here are select events planned for the day:
9 a.m. EST – Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris deliver remarks at the Capitol
10 a.m. – Moment of reflection with Capitol staff on the floor of the House of Representatives, statement from Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Noon – Statement from Pelosi and moment of silence on House floor with members of Congress.
1 p.m. – “Historic Perspective” – Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden moderates discussion between historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham to “establish and preserve the narrative of Jan. 6.”
2:30 p.m. – House members’ testimonials, presided over by Pelosi and Representative Jason Crow
4:45 p.m. – Coalition of more than 130 liberal, pro-democracy organizations – joined by Representatives Pramila Jayapal, Andy Kim and Jamie Raskin – hold vigils outside the Capitol and around the country in a “Jan. 6 Day of Remembrance.”
5 p.m. – Trump had planned a news conference at his resort in Palm Beach, Florida, but canceled it on Tuesday.
5:30 p.m. – Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, members of Congress join prayer vigil on Capitol steps
6 p.m. – Look Ahead America, a pro-Trump group, holds vigil outside the Washington jail where people charged in the riot are being held.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.