NMPF statement on electoral-vote certification and condemnation of insurrection at U.S. Capitol

Jim Mulhern, NMPF President and CEO

The National Milk Producers Federation congratulates incoming President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and we applaud the culmination of the democratic process achieved at the U.S. Capitol early this morning under previously unimaginable circumstances.

Yesterday’s reprehensible violence was an attack on our democracy, intended to undermine the results of a free and fair election and desecrate the sovereign will of the American people. Peaceful protest is a cornerstone of our society; yesterday’s insurrection put thousands of lives in danger in a brazen mob attempt to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power that has marked our country since its founding and has always set apart the United States as an example to the rest of the world.

We are grateful to the many professionals who kept our friends, colleagues and fellow citizens safe during this trying ordeal. We emphatically reject the rhetoric of elected officials whose words encouraged and perpetuated yesterday’s assault on our democracy. And we pledge to do our part to work with the Biden Administration and Congress to move our country forward this year, always supporting the democratic ideals that remain the foundation of these United States.

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  1. How can you say that this was a free and fair election with all of the voter fraud. Are we supposed to believe that Joe Biden had a record number of votes? Can you give me one example or a politician that incited violence against the capitol building? It saddens me that an agriculture organization can so easily jump in with the radical liberal Democrats. I’m ashamed that you guys would dismiss the votes and options of 75 million Americans. Many of them in agriculture and the dairy industry!

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