Trump publicly calls for “no violence” and a peaceful transition before inauguration
President Trump on Wednesday urged the American public not to use force before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and again called for a peaceful transfer of power.
Why it matters: The statement was released as the House debated whether Trump should be charged a second time after the President was accused of instigating the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol and left five dead last week .
- DC is currently on high alert ahead of the inauguration in Biden as the National Guard is stationed in the country’s capital.
What you say: “In view of the reports of further demonstrations, I urge that there be NO violence, NO violations of the law and NO vandalism of any kind. That’s not what I stand for, and that’s not what America stands for. I urge ALL Americans to help …