Biden tears into “sick insurgents” at the Jan. 6 event, calling it “6. July”
Jocelyn Benson served as Michigan Secretary of State during the 2020 election and faced pressure from those who wanted to overturn the election results, including armed protesters outside her home. Benson received the 2022 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Rusty arbors served as Speaker of the Arizona House during the 2020 election, resisting pressure from those who wanted to overturn the election results. He received the 2022 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Harry Dun is a Capitol Police officer who defended the Capitol on January 6 while facing racist slurs and harassment from rioters. Dunn has served with the Capitol Police for nearly fifteen years.
Caroline Edwards was the first police officer to be injured by rioters on January 6. Even after suffering a traumatic brain injury, Officer Edwards worked to stop rioters from entering the Capitol. Officer Edwards has been in law enforcement for nearly six years.
Michael Fanone served as a Metropolitan Police Department officer defending the Capitol on January 6, sustaining injuries during the attack. After the attack, he resigned from the Metropolitan Police Department after serving 20 years, having joined after 9/11.
Ruby Freeman served as a poll worker in Fulton County, Georgia during the 2020 election. Ms. Freeman worked to ensure that the people of Georgia could vote freely and fairly and, simply for doing her job, was compelled to resist efforts to overturn the election that targeted and threatened her and her family .
Shaye Moss (left) and her mother Ruby Freeman (right)
Aquilino Gonell served as Capitol Police Sergeant defending the Capitol on January 6, sustaining injuries during the attack. Sergeant Gonell is an emigrant from the Dominican Republic and a US Army veteran who served in Iraq.
Eugene Gutman is a Capitol Police Officer who defended the Capitol on January 6th. He is credited with diverting rioters from the floor of the Senate while members were still being evacuated. Officer Goodman is a United States Army Veteran and served as the United States Senate Deputy Weapons Officer from January 20, 2021 to March 2, 2021.
Daniel Hodges is a Metropolitan Police Department officer who defended the Capitol on January 6 and was injured during the attack. On the day of the attack, Hodges was at the Capitol for the first time ever. Officer Hodges has served in the Metropolitan Police Department for over seven years.
Howard Liebengood (posthumous) was a U.S. Capitol Police officer who committed suicide on January 9, 2021, three days after the attack on the Capitol. Liebengood had worked three 24 hours without sleep on January 6th and its aftermath. In November, the Justice Department reclassified Liebengood’s death as a death on the job, which allowed his family to receive benefits from the Public Safety Officers’ Benefit Program.
Shay Moss served as a poll worker in Fulton County, Georgia during the 2020 election. Like her mother, Ruby Freeman — who was also a Fulton County election worker and will also receive the Presidential Citizen Medal — Ms. Moss faced threats and harassment after the election. Ms. Moss received the 2022 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Al Smith is a former federal official and served as a city commissioner on the Philadelphia County Board of Elections. During the 2020 election, he kept the vote count going despite pressure and efforts to overturn the election.
Brian Krankennick (posthumous) was a Capitol Police officer who defended the Capitol on January 6. After losing his life protecting our elected representatives, Officer Sicknick was honored in February 2021 in the Capitol Rotunda. The President, First Lady, Vice President and Second Gentleman came to pay their respects. In addition to guarding the Capitol for over a decade, Officer Sicknick also served in the New Jersey Air National Guard and was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan.
Jeffrey Smith (posthumously) was a DC Metropolitan Police officer who responded to the attack on the Capitol on January 6, then took his own life on January 15, 2021. In March 2022, with the support of his family, Smith’s death was ruled a death on duty by the District of Columbia and that the “sole and direct” cause of his death was injuries sustained during the US Capitol riots.
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The late Officer Brian Sicknick
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11606895/Biden-tears-sick-insurrectionists-January-6-event-calls-July-6.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 Biden tears into “sick insurgents” at the Jan. 6 event, calling it “6. July”