Watch the Jan. 7 Trump Outtakes Where He Refuses to Concede
The day after the violent attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, then-President Donald Trump was persuaded to put out a short video attempt to turn the page about the attempt to overturn the election. and move towards an orderly transfer of power. In a never-before-seen speech, Trump is said to have refused to actually acknowledge that “the election is over.
In a one-minute and forty-four second video that reveals like anything about Trump’s actual state after January 6, the former president is said to be struggling to deal with the damage caused by the riots. caused ambition. The clip aired at the end Dramatic committee hearing Thursday night, January 6.
“I want to start by addressing the horrific attack yesterday, and for those who break the law, you will pay the price,” Trump announced in the video, reading a prepared speech. “You do not represent our movement. You do not represent our country. And if you break the law – I can’t say that. I don’t – I told you, you’ll pay. “
After arguing about that part with his daughter Ivanka off-screen, Trump continued, only to immediately push back on another line asking him to admit that he lost to Biden.
“But this election is over,” Trump said. “Congress certified the results. I don’t want to say that the election is over. I just want to say that Congress certified the results without saying that the election is over, okay? “
After brief back-and-forth, the outgoing president then threw a little matching speech that contained the word “yesterday” in it.
“I want to start by addressing the horrific attack yesterday — yesterday. “Yesterday” is hard – “yesterday” is a difficult word for me. Drop the word ‘yesterday’ because it doesn’t work! “
The main focus of Thursday night’s hearing – the final hearing before the committee resumes public testimony in September – centered on Trump’s inaction when a MAGA-powered mob ransacked the Palace. Capitol. After delivered his fiery speech on Ellipse on January 6, Trump refused to intervene when a MAGA-powered mob ransacked the Capitol – instead sitting in the White House dining room watching Fox News.