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Dems let staff stay home over Trump indictment safety fears

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2023
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As they begin a two-week recess under the cloud of a Trump indictment, several House Democrats are allowing staffers to work from home as a safety precaution, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: To many lawmakers, the memory of Trump supporters ransacking the Capitol on Jan. 6 is still fresh on the mind.

It comes amid concerns over potential unrest after the former president encouraged supporters to protest and warned of "death and destruction" if he was arrested.

Driving the news: The Senate sergeant-at-arms sent out an alert to Senate staffers on Friday saying they "anticipate demonstration...

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