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A few hours later, just as rioters were ransacking Congressional offices, Republican state lawmaker Daniel Cox of Maryland tweeted, “Pence is a traitor.”
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS DISTANCED ITSELF FROM THE CAPITOL RIOT. BUT LOCAL GOP OFFICIALS FUELED SUPPORTERS' RAGE AHEAD OF JAN. 6MADELEINE CARLISLEJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
Nor was there doubt that rioters had ransacked the second-floor office of the Senate parliamentarian, covering the blue carpeting by the fireplace with papers.
THE BREACH OF THE CAPITOL SPOOKED US — AS IT SHOULD HAVEPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 7, 2021TIME
They ransacked the National Intelligencer newspaper office, with Cockburn ordering the seizure of all the letter C’s from the presses so that the editor could no longer write nasty things about him.
IN 1814, BRITISH FORCES BURNED THE U.S. CAPITOLJOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They ransacked offices of senior executives and looted thousands of iPhones and laptops, resulting in $7 million worth of damage and several arrests.
APPLE’S FIRST IPHONE SUPPLIER IN INDIA STRETCHED ITS WORKERS TOO FAR—AND THEY SNAPPEDANANYA BHATTACHARYADECEMBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
We were ransacking Mongols, held together by scabs and duct tape, looking to pick up girls or get in a fight.
MY FRIEND, THE MURDEREREUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
During and after demonstrations earlier in the week, dozens of fires were set and businesses were ransacked and destroyed.
PROSECUTORS CHARGE TEEN IN FATAL SHOOTING OF TWO PROTESTORS AND WOUNDING OF A THIRD IN KENOSHAKDUNN6AUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
He refilled his glass, and having looked in his cigarette-case, began to ransack a small cupboard.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But, in truth, an English world was having cause to ransack the dust-heaps for neglected men of mettle.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
For full two hours did these partisans of Matilda ransack the abbey, with none to say them nay.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
The capataz was the last to go, after bending on the unknown one of those glances which ransack the depths of a man's heart.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
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