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Jilly_in_VA

(10,064 posts)
Fri Jan 5, 2024, 06:44 PM Jan 2024

Harry Dunn, ex-officer who defended Capitol on January 6, to run for Congress

Harry Dunn, a former police officer who defended the US Capitol on 6 January 2021, will run for US Congress in Maryland.

On Friday, a day ahead of the third anniversary of the deadly riot, Dunn said via X, formerly known as Twitter: “On January 6, I defended our democracy from insurrectionists as a Capitol police officer. After, President Biden honoured me with the Presidential Citizens Medal.

“Today, I’m running for Congress, to stop Trump’s Maga extremists and ensure it never happens again.”

“Maga” is short for Trump’s campaign slogan, Make America Great Again.

Nine deaths have been linked to the attack on the Capitol on 6 January 2021, which happened when Donald Trump told supporters to “fight like hell” to block certification of his election defeat by Joe Biden.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2024/jan/05/harry-dunn-running-congress-capitol-police-officer-january-6

I'd vote for him if it were my district! The man is a true patriot. Unfortunately I live in VA-06, represented by Ben Cline, a member of the Insurrection Caucus.

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Harry Dunn, ex-officer who defended Capitol on January 6, to run for Congress (Original Post) Jilly_in_VA Jan 2024 OP
'He will now run for Congress in Maryland's third district, a solidly Democratic seat elleng Jan 2024 #1
I donated $5 duhneece Jan 2024 #2

elleng

(131,667 posts)
1. 'He will now run for Congress in Maryland's third district, a solidly Democratic seat
Fri Jan 5, 2024, 06:48 PM
Jan 2024

north-east of Washington represented by John Sarbanes, re-elected eight times but not running this year. The primary, which Dunn now joins, will be held on 14 May.'

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