Representatives Tim Ryan and Rosa DeLauro Statement on Passing of Capitol Police Officer
Washington, DC – House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement on the death of a United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured in yesterday’s violence:
“Our hearts break over the senseless death of a United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured in yesterday’s violent assault on the Capitol. Our prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues on the force.
“This tragic loss should remind all of us of the bravery of the law enforcement officers who protected us, our colleagues, Congressional staff, the press corps, and other essential workers yesterday.
“To honor Officer Sicknick’s memory, we must ensure that the mob who attacked the People’s House and those who instigated them are held fully accountable.”