Donald Trump posted a new video in the wake of U.S. abuse. Capitol tonight, after supporters of Trump burst through police lines and rushed the floor of the Senate.
President Trump ordered supporters to “go home,” but called them “very special” and kept repeating baseless accusations of electoral fraud.
The president again insisted the election was “stolen.” in a speech posted on Twitter just minutes after Joe Biden called on Trump to address the country.
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Apparently addressing his supporters, who are protesting at the moment, he said, “I know your pain. I know your wound.”
“We’ve had an election stolen from us. It was a landslide election, and it is acknowledged to everyone. The other hand, particularly. But now you’ve got to go home.
“We have to have peace. We must have law and order.”
-Donald J. Trump, January 6, 2021(@realDonaldTrump)
He continued, “We don’t want anybody to get hurt. It’s a very tough time period. There’s never been a time like this where something like this has happened, where they could take it away from all of us. From me, from you, from our country.
“This was electoral fraud, but we can’t play into the hands of these people. We have to have peace.”
Twitter removed the function to retweet, reply or like Donald Trump’s video “because of the risk of violence.”
He then told them to “go home,” adding, “We love you, you are very special.”
Trump supporters storm the Capitol building as a shot is fired and the National Guard is called in
A warning banner from Twitter below the video reminds viewers that Trump’s repeated claims of voter fraud are “disputed.”
Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden called on Donald Trump to appear on national television “to fulfill his oath” by seeking peace.
Biden stressed that “a president’s words matter, no matter how good or bad that president is.”
He added, “Let me be very clear: The scenes of chaos in the Capitol do not represent who we are. What we are seeing is a small number of extremists dedicated to lawlessness. This is not dissent, this is disorder. It borders on sedition, and it has to stop. Now.”