Congress has now affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's win after an assault on the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement just after 3:40 a.m. Thursday. It came hours after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol in an effort to halt the process. Four people died during the assault.
Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, a Democrat from Niles, is criticizing Capitol police for not controlling the mob. Rep. Ryan says law enforcement made some "strategic mistakes from the very beginning" and called for a review of the building's defense.
The congressman also blamed President Donald Trump for inciting violence. "You can't say this is acceptable behavior of the president of the United States. I think he needs to be removed from office because we can't trust him," Ryan said in a video conference Wednesday night.
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