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Statement of South Florida U.S. Attorney Concerning Attack on Nation’s Capitol Building

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida

Miami, Fl. – Southern District of Florida U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan issued the following statement:


“I condemn Wednesday’s violence at our Nation’s Capitol Building as an intolerable attack on our democracy. My office stands with the Department of Justice and our law enforcement partners as this tragedy is investigated and the offenders are prosecuted. Those responsible for these criminal acts, including any South Florida resident who is found to have participated in the violent attack, will be held accountable.”


Marlene Rodriguez
Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney
Public Affairs Officer

Updated January 8, 2021