He also criticized the volume of media coverage and Democrat attention going toward the insurrection, claiming they were treating it like ‘Christmas.’
‘Look, if you obstruct a proceeding, all about holding people accountable. If you’re rioting, hold them accountable,’ DeSantis told reporters.
‘But let’s just be clear here: When they try to act like this is something akin to the September 11 attacks, that is an insult to the people that were going into those buildings,’ he added in reference to New York City’s twin towers that collapsed when hit by two passenger planes.
During her speech Harris also compared January 6 to the assault on Pearl Harbor.
‘Certain dates echo throughout history, including dates that instantly remind all who have lived through them where they were and what they were doing, when our democracy came under assault,’ Harris began. ‘December 7, 1941, September 11, 2001 and January 6, 2021.’
In the coordinated terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, 2,977 people were killed. In the Pearl Harbor bombing, 2,403 Americans lost their lives.