Iowa’s congressional delegation denounces ‘anarchy’ in Capitol

Washington-  Iowa’s six congressional delegates have denounced Wednesday’s riots at the US capitol, using such words as “Un-American” and “Deplorable.”

Radio Iowa reports that in a written statement, Senator Chuck Grassley said the perpetrators deserve to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Republican Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa says it was frightening to be on the House floor as rioters stormed the building.   Calling it a “sad day in our democracy” and called the actions of the rioters “unacceptable.”

Congresswoman Cindy Axne of West des Moines called the riots a “dark day in America,” Congresswoman Ashley Hinson of Marion said the violence and behavior of the protesters was “Unacceptable,” and Congressman Randy Feenstra of Hull called it “anarchy.”

Senator Joni Ernst issued a written statement, saying what happened at the Capitol was anarchy and a betrayal of the American ideals we all hold dear.