Biden and Harris to deliver remarks on January 6 anniversary

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Their remarks will come alongside a slate of events prepared by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to commemorate the insurrection, including a moment of silence on the House floor and a prayer vigil on the steps of the Capitol.

The White House had said last month that it would mark the anniversary, but did not provide further details. “January 6 was one of the darkest days in our democracy,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at the time. “It was a day when our nation’s capital was under attack, and I think there’s no question you’ll see us commemorate that day.”

The insurrection, which began as members of Congress worked to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election, commanded the nation’s attention as violent scenes of rioters attacking officers and destroying parts of the Capitol were broadcast live across the country. The ensuing chaos led to the deaths of multiple…

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