Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear called the people who breached the U.S. Capitol "domestic terrorists" in a video he released Wednesday afternoon.
Supporters of President Trump breached the U.S. Capitol as the House and Senate met to count the Electoral College votes and certify president-elect Joe Biden’s win.
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"Domestic terrorists have stormed and infiltrated our U.S. Capitol building, a building that stands for American democracy, and yes, I called them domestic terrorists."
He added that anyone who uses force or intimidation to get what they want to try to overturn election results and stop the business of Congress, they are a "domestic terrorist."
"You cannot fan the flames and condemn the fire," Beshear said. "If you've been standing with and riling up militia members across this commonwealth or this country, shame on you."
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