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‘Sickening,' ‘Heartbreaking:' Texas Politicians Denounce U.S. Capitol Protests

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In the minutes and hours after pro-Trump protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, members of Texas' Congressional delegation were sharing their thoughts on Twitter, many saying they were safe and OK while others took a more divisive tack.

Below is a collection of social media posts by Texas politicians, both current and former, including members of the Texas delegation.

Congressman Collin Allred describes the moments after the U.S. Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon.
Congressman Marc Veasey shares the moments after he was alerted the U.S. Capitol had been breached.
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