The Examiner 07 Jan, 2021 12:15 am

Missouri General Assembly

GOP Gov. Mike Parson, who said he's a “law-and-order guy,” decried rioting protesters for breaking the law.

Trump supporters occupied the Capitol and halted a joint session of Congress where lawmakers were beginning to count electoral votes.Trump supporters, some openly carrying guns, also rallied outside the Missouri Capitol on Wednesday, during the first day of the state’s legislative session.Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, called for an end to the violence and said lawbreakers must be held accountable.” Both Quade and Rizzo had called on Missouri Republican leaders to condemn the violence.

” House Democratic Minority Leader Crystal Quade said it's “an affront to democracy and everything America represents.Capitol in a chaotic and violent protest against President Donald Trump's election loss.

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