General Motors CEO Mary Barra calls for peace: ‘It’s imperative that we come together’

FILE - In this July 16, 2019 file photo, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks during the opening of their contract talks with the United Auto Workers in Detroit. General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards. Barra said in a letter Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit, and it urges other automakers to do so. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (Paul Sancya, Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

DETROITGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra released a statement on the riots in Washington.

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A large group of supporters for President Trump are rioting at U.S. Capitol buildings in Washington D.C. on Wednesday as lawmakers are meeting to certify an election win for Joe Biden.

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One woman has died after being shot, according to officials.

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