President Tripathi statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

Release Date: January 6, 2021


BUFFALO, N.Y. - The following is a statement from UB President Satish K. Tripathi regarding the events that unfolded Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol:

"The lawlessness and chaos that erupted at the U.S. Capitol today are truly horrifying. As we watch the violent disruptions to the certification of the presidential election, we ardently hope for a swift and peaceful return to order in our nation’s capital. May our elected officials, law enforcement and the public remain safe, and may all those who have been injured heal quickly. As we look beyond this dark day, may each of us do our part to uphold our nation’s cherished ideals and work tirelessly and peacefully to mend the divisions that threaten them."

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