President Trump released a video message from the White House on Wednesday evening condemning the political violence.
“I want to be very clear: I unequivocally condemn the violence we experienced last week. Violence and vandalism have absolutely no place in our country, ”Trump said.
“None of my true supporters can ever endorse political violence. None of my true supporters will ever be able to disrespect law enforcement or our great American flag, ”he said.
President Trump has condemned Big Tech censorship and the Soviet-style cancellation culture.
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“The efforts to censor, cancel and blacklist our citizens are false and dangerous. What is needed now is that we listen to each other, not shut up. “
Earlier Wednesday, President Trump issued a statement calling for no violence during the protest via a press release sent to reporters.
“In light of reports of other protests, I urge that there be NO violence, NO breaking of the law and NO vandalism of any kind. It 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 people down.