Support Just the News

Help Fund Honest Journalism

Donate

Trump denounces violence anew, calls for healing

"And to all of my wonderful supporters, I know you are disappointed but I also want you to know that our incredible journey is only just beginning," the president said.

Image
President Trump in 2019
President Trump in 2019
(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Updated: January 7, 2021 - 7:42pm

The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook

Other Media

President Trump in a video shared on Thursday spoke out against the breach of the U.S. Capitol and violence that occurred on Wednesday.

"I would like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the United States Capitol," the president said. "Like all Americans I am outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem."

A tweet containing the president's video message marked the first tweet posted since Twitter locked his account on Wednesday.

"A new administration will be inaugurated on January 20th. My focus now turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power. This moment calls for healing and reconciliation," the president said.

"To the citizens of our country, serving as your president has been the honor of my lifetime. And to all of my wonderful supporters, I know you are disappointed but I also want you to know that our incredible journey is only just beginning," he said.

 

Just the News Spotlight