TIL In 1954, four Puerto Rican nationalists wanting Puerto Rico’s independence from US rule fired 30 rounds from the balcony of the U.S. House of Representates, wounding 5 congressmen. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter commuted the sentences of those convicted of the shooting.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1954_United_States_Capitol_shooting

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  1. The country of Puerto Rico has been a burden on America since it’s founding. The only reason we graciously help them out is that cool park they have with the dinosaurs

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