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Trump Concedes Biden Will Take Office, Condemns Capitol Attack

  • President, in video, pledges to pursue a smooth transition
  • Video released amid demands for his removal from office
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WATCH: Donald Trump condemns the riot by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol, and says he would prepare for the administration of Joe Biden. (Source: Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump, in a video message on Thursday night, condemned the storming of the U.S. Capitol -- which occurred after he urged his angry supporters to take action -- and said he would prepare for the administration of President-elect Joe Biden.

“The demonstrators who infiltrated the Capitol have defiled the seat of American democracy,” Trump said of the violence, which left several people dead. “To those who engage in the acts of violence and destruction: you do not represent our country. And to those who broke the law: you will pay.”