WATCH: Biden marks second anniversary of Jan. 6 Capitol riot

President Joe Biden marked the second anniversary of the violent attacks on the capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, that left several people dead and many injured, on Friday afternoon.

Biden presented the nation’s second highest civilian award to 12 people who were involved in defending the Capitol during the riot.

Among the honorees is Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick who died after the attack. Sicknick will receive a posthumous award.

Watch the President’s speech below.

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