Biden: ‘Scenes of Chaos at U.S. Capitol Do Not Reflect True America’
Donald Trump asked his supporters gathered on Capitol Hill to go home peacefully
President-elect Joe Biden addressed Americans on television Wednesday afternoon, denouncing the riots that erupted in Washington during the Trump march. A little later, President Trump recorded a video message asking his supporters to “go home” and stating that Americans need “peace, law and order.”.
Biden called the Capitol riots “an unprecedented assault on democracy,” saying Washington today was “an attack on the citadel of freedom: the Capitol itself, lawmakers and the Capitol Hill police.”.
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“The scenes of chaos in the Capitol do not reflect the true essence of America. These lawless extremists are not our representatives. This is not dissent – this is disorder, chaos, it borders on insurrection. And this needs to end right now, “the president-elect said, addressing the Americans on the air of nationwide TV channels..
Biden called on President Trump to also appear on television and condemn the actions of his supporters who staged the riots on the Capitol.
“The president’s words matter, no matter how good or bad the president is. At best, the president’s words can be inspiring. At worst, they can become incitement. Therefore, I urge President Trump to appear on national television now to fulfill his oath and defend the Constitution by demanding an end to the siege of (the Capitol), ”said the President-elect.
Minutes later, President Trump tweeted a video message calling on his supporters to peace and ordering protesters to “return home.”.
During his address, Trump reiterated the assertion that the elections were “stolen,” however, addressing supporters, he said: “You need to go home. We need peace. We must have law and order “.
Former Republican presidential candidate, Senator Mitt Romney from Utah, in a comment to the New York Times, expressed outrage at what happened in Washington today. calling Donald Trump’s address to his supporters at the White House rally a call for insurrection.
President George W. Bush also condemned the riots: This is how the election results in the banana republic are disputed. In a special statement on today’s events in Washington, the 43rd US President did not call President Trump by name, but his message leaves no doubt:
I am outraged by the irresponsible behavior of some political leaders in the post-election period, and the lack of due respect for the institutions of our state, our traditions and our law enforcement officers..
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