Trump issues statement: ‘No violence, no lawbreaking, no vandalism of any kind’

(Meredith) — President Donald Trump has issued an official statement to the nation addressing the actions and events that have taken place at the Capitol.

The release, <a href=”https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/statement-from-the-president-011321/” target=”_blank”>which is on the White House’s website</a>, states:

“In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind. That is not what I stand for, and it is not what America stands for. I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers. Thank You.”

This is a developing story and will be updated.