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  POTUS Video Statement  CSPAN  January 8, 2021 6:56am-7:01am EST

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lyndon b. johnson in 1969 on sunday at 6 p.m. eastern on american artifacts, we visit the state department's diplomacy center were over 7000 artifacts are stored with plans to open a museum. at 8:00 p.m. eastern on the presidency, the daughter of bettyent gerald ford and ford reflects on the ford's time and the white house. watch american history tv this weekend on c-span three. in a recorded message released yesterday, president trump condemned the violence at the u.s. capitol and acknowledged a new administration will be inaugurated. pres. trump: i would like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the united states capitol. i'm outraged by the lawlessness
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and mayhem. i immediately deployed the national guard and federal law enforcement to secure the building and expel the intruders . america is and must always be a nation of law & order. the demonstrators that infiltrated the capital have americanhe seat of democracy. to those who engaged in the acts of violence and destruction, you do not represent our country. and to those who broke the law, you will pay. we have just been through an intense election and emotions are high, but now tempers must alm restored. c we must get on the business of america. my campaign vigorously sued every legal avenue to contest the election results. my only goal was to ensure the integrity of the vote. in so doing, i was fighting to defend american democracy.
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i continue to strongly believe we must reform our election laws to verify the identity and eligibility of all voters and to ensure faith and confidence in all future elections. now congress has certified the results. a new administration will be inaugurated on january 20. my focus turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly, and seamless transition of power. this moment calls for healing and reconciliation. 2020 has been a challenging time for our people. and menacing pandemic has upended the lives of our citizens, isolated millions in our homes, damaged our economy and claimed countless lives. defeating this pandemic and rebuilding the greatest economy on earth will require all of us working together. it will require a renewed emphasis on the civic values of patriotism, faith, charity,
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community, and family. we must revitalize the secret bonds of love and loyalty that bind us together as one national family. to the citizens of our country, serving as your president has been the honor of my lifetime and to all of my wonderful supporters, i know you are disappointed, but i also want you to know that our incredible journey is only just beginning. thank you. god bless you and god bless america. >> you are watching c-span, your unfiltered view of government. c-span was created by america's cable television companies in 1979. today, we are brought to you by these television companies who provide c-span to you as a public service. coming up this morning on washington journal, your calls, tweets and texts on news of the
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day. then at 9:00, a conversation about the 25th amendment and the history of contentious presidential elections will -- with william antholis. washington journal is next. a new administration will be inaugurated on january 20. my focus turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power. ♪ -- 64 daysre days since the november election, 13 days until joe biden is sworn in as president and one day after his supporters vandalized the u.s. capitol, president trump appears to have conceded the election. good morning and welcome to washington journal for january 8, 2020 one. overnight, a capitol police officer passed away, marking the fifth death resulting from the attack and the