Trump explains cancellation of January 6th event — Action News Now

Before announcing the cancellation, President Joe Biden vowed to follow Donald Trump and his allies in his anniversary speech

Former President Donald Trump said that after many Republicans expressed concern about events held on the anniversary of the Capitol riots, he has cancelled the speech originally scheduled for January 6.

The press conference will be held at Sea Lake Estate in Florida, where Trump spent most of his time after leaving the White House.

in a statement, Trump accuses “Prejudice and dishonesty” The media, as well as the decision of the House Committee that was still investigating on January 6 and the former president’s alleged incitement of riots.

“In view of the total prejudice and dishonesty of the non-election Democratic committee, the two failed Republicans, and the fake news media on January 6, I will cancel the January 6 press conference on Thursday at Sea Lake Manor. “ He said.

Republican lawmakers are quite divided on Trump’s cancelled rally, and some have publicly stated that there are things more worthy of attention than the press conference. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has been one of the critics of the Republican Party. Tell Axios warned that the Trump meeting would be a mistake.Fox News host Laura Ingraham (Laura Ingraham) also questioned whether this is “good idea” To commemorate the anniversary of the riots in the Capitol for Trump.

According to reports, the former president plans to focus his conversation on the House Committee’s investigation into the Capitol riots, but said he will now discuss the same topic at a rally in Arizona on January 15.

If Trump completes his plan, his speech will compete for the airwaves, as many tribute events are planned to be held on January 6, including speeches by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Wednesday that Biden’s speech will focus on Trump’s “Single Responsibility” For the events of the Capitol, and the Republicans who went on “Continuation of the big lie,” It refers to Trump’s continued claim that the 2020 presidential election was damaged by widespread fraud.The government also vowed to punish those who participated in the riots in the Capitol. “At any level,” Threatened to severe legal punishment.

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