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Local lawmakers speak out about attempt by rioters to seize U.S. Capitol building

U.S. Capitol Police and lawmakers gather in the front entryway of the House Longworth Building Wednesday afternoon. Rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in the afternoon and forced elected leaders to remain in their offices inside the Longworth Building. (Photo courtesy of Nick Strader/U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz)

UPDATE: This story includes new comments from U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz and state Sen. Lynn Findley.

VALE - Pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as Congress met to certify the results of the presidential election. 

The mob quickly took control of the congressional campus, interrupting the count of votes and forcing elected officials to take shelter in secure areas.

According to multiple press reports and videos, a . . .