‘We thought that we would die’: Lawmakers probe painful Jan. 6 memories

By: - January 6, 2022 4:57 pm

A protester, since identified by federal law enforcement as Eric Gavelek Munchel (left), in the Senate Chamber on Jan. 6, 2021, after pro-Trump rioters overran the building and occupied it to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the November election. Photo by Win McNamee | Getty Images

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.