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Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Senate Committees Ongoing Bipartisan Review Of Capitol Security

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after yesterday’s attack at the Capitol and the tragic death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William F. Evans:

“Yesterday’s attack at the Capitol, which resulted in the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Billy Evans and injured another officer, has only added to the need to address security at the Capitol in a comprehensive way following the insurrectionist attack on January 6. Senate Committees are already conducting bipartisan and extensive reviews to ensure the Capitol is as secure as possible while also remaining accessible to the public. We are fully committed to ensuring the Capitol is safe for visitors and all who work here.”