The president of United States, Donald Trump said today that he will not participate in the inauguration of his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, hours after promising a peaceful transition of power.
« To all those who asked, I will not go to the inauguration on January 20 »he tweeted.
Just yesterday, the outgoing president had communicated that it will guarantee an « orderly transition of power » to the president-elect Joe biden, after condemning his supporters’ assault on the Capitol last Wednesday.
« America is and must always be a nation of law and order, the protesters who infiltrated in the Capitol they have desecrated the seat of American democracy, « said Trump, who has called for a transition of power » without problems « , after several weeks inflating unfounded accusations about electoral fraud in the presidential past.
« For those who participated in the acts of violence and destruction, they do not represent our country. And for those who violated the law, they will pay, « said Trump, who at the beginning of his speech said he felt, like any other American, » outraged by the violence, anarchy and chaos « that occurred on Wednesday.
Trump in 2017 receiving command from Obama.
In any case, today Trump sought to give a message of confidence and gratitude to his voters for the future after his departure from power on January 20, and assured them that they will continue to have « a giant voice » in the future and that they will be treated fairly in the coming months.
« The 75 million great American patriots who voted for me (and the slogans) America First and Let America Be Great Again » will have a giant voice for the future, « he tweeted.
The president also assured that his voters « will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way or form. »