LIVEPresident Trump says 'new administration will be inaugurated' on January 20 and addresses violence at the US CapitolIn a video shared on Thursday evening, President Trump acknowledged that a "new administration will be inaugurated on January 20" and said his "focus now turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power." Trump also addressed Wednesday's mob violence, saying that those who stormed the US Capitol had “defiled the seat of America democracy.” The insurrection led to at least four deaths and 68 arrests, according to police.Photo via @fox13

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President Trump says 'new administration will be inaugurated' on January 20 and addresses violence at the US Capitol

The New York Times@nytimes·Jan 6President Trump initially resisted requests to mobilize the National Guard to quell violent protests at the Capitol, according to a person with knowledge of the events. In the end, officials said it was Vice President Mike Pence who approved the order.

The Army activated 1,100 troops of the D.C. National Guard to protect the Capitol.

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The Associated Press@AP·8hPresident Donald Trump condemns supporters who rioted at Capitol and concedes to President-elect Joe Biden in new video.

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USA TODAY Politics@usatodayDC·8hPresident Donald Trump acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden's election victory in his strongest words yet, called for a smooth transition of power.

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Twitter Moments@TwitterMoments·21hCongress sat into the early hours of Thursday morning, interrupted by a violent insurrection at the Capitol building itself, to confirm the results of the 2020 US Presidential election.1.9M views0:00 / 0:58US electionsCongress affirms Joe Biden’s victory as the next president of the United States629125

Twitter Moments@TwitterMoments·Jan 6The US Capitol building was put in lockdown after Pro-Trump protesters forced their way into Congress on Wednesday.6.6M views0:14 / 0:20US electionsDC police made 68 arrests and 56 officers were injured during pro-Trump insurrection at the US Capitol6021.1K2.3K

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