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‘We Will Never Forget’: Pelosi Calls for Medals for Capitol Defenders
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday launched laws to award Congressional Gold Medals, the best honor of Congress, to the Capitol Police and different regulation enforcement personnel for their actions on Jan. 6.
We additionally see the extraordinary valor of the Capitol Police, who risked and gave their lives to save lots of our Capitol, our democracy, our lives. They are martyrs for our democracy, martyrs for our democracy, those that misplaced their lives. That is why I’m placing forth a decision, introducing laws to pay tribute to the Capitol Police and different regulation enforcement personnel who protected the Capitol, by giving them a Congressional Gold Medal, the best honor that Congress can bestow. The service of the Capitol Police pressure that day brings honor to our democracy. Their accepting this award brings luster to this medal. We should all the time bear in mind their sacrifice and keep vigilant towards what I’ve mentioned earlier than, about what Abraham Lincoln mentioned: “The silent artillery of time.” We will always remember.
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