A half a day after people stormed the nation’s legislative Capital of the Congress egged on by their President….Donald Trump has said he won’t have to be dragged out of the White House
He still won’t say that he lost the November election for a second term….
President Donald Trump early Thursday morning acknowledged for the first time he will leave office and agreed to an orderly transition of power, bringing an end to an unprecedented and chaotic chapter in U.S. history and a presidential term that supporters and foes alike agree was among the country’s most consequential.
Notably though, Trump didn’t admit defeat or say he was conceding. He also failed to publicly recognize the deadly riot his supporters participated in inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
“Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th,” Trump said in a statement. “While this represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history, it’s only the beginning of our fight to Make America Great Again.”
The statement came just minutes after Trump’s last-ditch attempt to prevent the certification of Joe Biden’s win was snubbed by Congress and after weeks in which the president contested the election through a variety of outlandish conspiracy theories and fruitless court challenges….