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January 19, 2021

Office of State History Endorsed Statements on Recent Events

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Office of State History

Following the attempted coup that took place at our nation's capital on January 6th and the continuing calls for violence and anti-democratic extremism led by former-President Trump and elected Republicans in Congress, please read the following statements, which have my full endorsement. 
Devin Lander, New York State Historian

American Historical Society "Ransacking Democracy:" https://www.historians.org/news-and-advocacy/aha-advocacy/ransacking-democracy-statement-(january-2021)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: "Statement on the Failed Coup Attempt in Washington D.C.:" https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/statement-governor-andrew-m-cuomo-failed-coup-attempt-washington-dc