Well, let’s see. The summer protests were mostly-peaceful civil rights marches and protests, and the Capitol siege was an attempted coup by armed and violent extremists, so I can see how you’d think they were the same thing. 🙄
Q: Did the videos change your mind at all about conviction?
Sen. @RoyBlunt: "I mean, you have a summer where people all over the country were doing similar kinds of things. I don't know what the other side will show from Seattle and Portland and other places."