What did it feel like to inside the Capitol on January 6, 2021 when the insurrection was taking place? How has life changed for people living in and around the area? Meet Katie Schoettler, Communications Director for Senator Steve Daines of Montana. She experienced the events of January 6 firsthand and is now living the “new normal” of life in the capital city.
In this episode, Katie talks about her experience and how she was personally effected.
Many things have changed in Washington DC since January 6th. Some good, some not so good. Security checkpoints are everywhere and extensive documentation is required for entry into locations where people once passed freely. Both residents, and transplants working in our nation's capital, are still processing the experience both mentally and emotionally.
Here is Katie's story.