NAB Statement on Violence at U.S. Capitol Building

January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s violence at the U.S. Capitol Building, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“We are saddened and disheartened by the actions unfolding in our nation’s capital. To the journalists risking their lives to bring this unprecedented scene to Americans across the nation, stay safe and vigilant.”

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