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‘I’m running for my life. I cannot talk to you right now’: 23 women in Congress recall the Capitol riot

February 18, 2021
In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon: The squawk box in my office started making a very, very loud siren-like sound, and I got scared. It had never gone off before. I was glad my staff was here with me. Once we heard that, we received text and email alerts from Capitol police. There was an external threat. That means curtains closed, doors locked, lights down and be quiet.