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tv   Congressional Leaders Hold Vigil on Jan. 6 Anniversary  CSPAN  January 6, 2022 5:30pm-5:41pm EST

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would argue are not even gone. conditions are more fertile for something like this to happen in 2024. and the final product, again, we don't want a long, boring thing. that nobody reads. . >> -- that nobody reads. >> we break away from this interview to take you live to the steps of the u.s. capitol, as lawmakers mark the january 6, 2020 attack on the capitol. [indiscernible voices]
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>> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the honorable nancy pelosi, speaker of the united states house of representatives, the honorable charles schumer, majority leader of the united states senate, and members of the united states house of representatives and the united states senate. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the most reverend michael curry, presiding bishop of the ethical church. reverend curry: let us pray. internal god of whom the bible speaks and says that you are
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loved, you are the source of all that is good and just and true, and compassionate. we come before you come of the fountain of all wisdom and the light of all truth. we come before you not in pride or in arrogance, but we come before you in true humility. we come before you because we need your help. we need your help in these troubled times. we need your help for this beloved nation. we need your help for those who have been traumatized and troubled by the painful events of one year ago, and all that has continued since. we need your help, lord, now, to be the democracy you would have
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us to become a to be the nation you would have us to be. one nation, under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. so, we ask you now to help us, to help all those who are traumatized. help all of those who have lost loved ones. help those who are struggling. help us to be instruments of your peace, instruments of your love and instruments of your healing for this land, for this congress, for this government, for we the people, for this country and this world. precious lord, we come not in arrogance or pride, but humbly. precious lord, please take our
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hand. lead us on. let us stand. some of us are tired. some of us are weak, and some are worn. but through the storm, through the night, lead us on to the light. take our hands, precious lord, and lead us home. amen. [group in unison] >> amen. >> ladies and gentlemen, master sergeant sarah chef field of the president's own marine band. >> ♪ my country 'tis of the
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e -- of thee sweet land of liberty of the icing -- of thee icing. land where my fathers died land of the pilgrims' pride from every mountainside let freedom ring ♪ my father's' god to thee author of liberty to thee we sing
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long may our land be bright with freedom's holy light protect us by thy might great god our king ♪ speaker pelosi: we thank ms. shepherd for leading us in song, bishop gary for leading us in prayer. on behalf of the distinguished democratic leader of the senate, all our colleagues from the house and senate, we prayerfully mark one year since the unser >> and -- since the insurrection and patriotically honor the heroes that defended the capitol , and our democracy, that day.
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let us all have a moment of silence in memory of those who lost their lives and sacrificed so much for our democracy that day. >> ♪ god bless america land that i love
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stand beside her and guide her thru the night with the light from above from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam god bless america, my home sweet home god bless america, my home sweet home ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining the prayer vigil. have a good rest of your evening.
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[indiscernible conversations] >> short and sweet. that is how we like it. so, we get zero heads up.
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>> and, good evening from washington as the house democrats wrap up a prayer vigil commemorating the first anniversary of the january 6 attack on the capitol here in washington. the prayer vigil was just one part of a ceremonious and solemn day on capitol hill. several events were held to mark the january 6 anniversary and we will be showing you several of the commemorations tonight. along with the ke


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