Local government officials respond to recent events
Marko Liias: 'An act of domestic terrorism incited by the president'
Last updated 1/18/2021 at 5:14pm
With the riots at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., and Olympia, as well as calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, dominating headlines – which on Jan. 13 resulted in the U.S. House of Representatives voting to impeach the president for the second time – the Beacon reached out to state representatives serving Edmonds for statements.
Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Reps. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray – all Democrats – have already condemned the president and asked for his impeachment under the 25th Amendment.
Their comments are included after the following local statements.