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  • I would like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the United States Capitol.

  • Like all Americans, I am outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem.

  • I immediately deployed the National Guard and federal law enforcement to secure the building and expel the intruders.

  • America is and must always be a nation of law and order.

  • The demonstrators who infiltrated the capital have defiled the seat of American democracy to those who engaged in the acts of violence and destruction.

  • You do not represent our country.

  • And to those who broke the law, you will pay.

  • We have just been through an intense election and emotions air high.

  • But now tempers must be cooled and calm restored.

  • We must get on with the business of America.

  • My campaign vigorously pursued every legal avenue to contest the election results.

  • My only goal was to ensure the integrity of the vote.

  • In so doing, I was fighting to defend American democracy.

  • I continue to strongly believe that we must reform our election laws to verify the identity and eligibility of all voters and to ensure faith and confidence in all future elections.

  • Now Congress has certified the results.

  • 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 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.

I would like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the United States Capitol.

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Trump acknowledges Biden victory in wake of Capitol chaos

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/11
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