Cincinnati City Council unanimously votes to condemn violence at Capitol

Special Cincinnati City Council meeting to condemn violence at Capitol

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Cincinnati City Council unanimously voted on Friday to condemn the violence at the U.S. Capitol.

Councilmembers Jan-Michele Kearney and Wendell Young called for the special meeting.

“The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and take action on a resolution condemning the violence that occurred in and around our nations Capitol on January 6, 2021,” read a notice the city released.

During the meeting, many shared strong feelings.

“Saddened and upset by what happened but very pleased that many of us are coming together, to say this is not the way we do things in the United States of America,” Councilmember Jan-Michele Kearney said.

Councilman Greg Landsman called the violence an “act of treason” and added he believes President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

“This is a very dangerous president,” he said.

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley blamed Trump and members of Congress for not being prepared.

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