ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 7, 2021) – National Credit Union Administration Chairman Rodney E. Hood issued the following statement today to NCUA staff regarding the riots that took place yesterday at the Capitol.
“As a public servant who has sworn an oath to protect and defend the Constitution, I was deeply shocked and profoundly saddened by yesterday’s violent protests at the Capitol. Our country has faced great challenges in its past and has overcome them, and it is my great hope that our nation will come together after this incident as one nation, united as Americans.
“For employees who live in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, I want to assure you that my top priority is that of ensuring the physical safety and well-being of NCUA personnel at all times while executing our mission. To that end, I am working to protect our employees as well as the security of NCUA property.
“Thank you for all you do to support NCUA’s mission. I am honored to serve as your Chairman.”