Trump addreses the Capitol riot, ask supporters to remain peaceful and respect the law

President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to ask his supporters to “remain peaceful” after they stormed the U.S. Capitol building and violently clashed with police in an attempt to stop President-elect, Joe Biden’s certification.

Trump’s tweets

Vice President, Pence, who was in the Capitol when the building was breached, also took to his official twitter handle to address the issue.

Pence tweeted; “The violence and destruction taking place at the US Capitol Must Stop and it Must Stop Now. Anyone involved must respect Law Enforcement officers and immediately leave the building,

“Peaceful protest is the right of every American but this attack on our Capitol will not be tolerated and those involved will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

Trump also shared a video urging his supporters to stand down;

“This was a fraudulent election, but we can’t play into the hands of these people.” He said

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