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'This is not leadership.' GOP Congressman Meijer rebukes Trump for video statement

Peter Meijer
Posted at 5:18 PM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 17:19:07-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Newly-elected Congressman Peter Meijer, R-Grand Rapids issued a scathing reply to President Donald Trump’s video statement regarding the riot at the Capitol.

In the video, the President continues to make claims that the election was “stolen” from him, while telling rioters to "go home" The President also tells the mob who stormed the Capitol, they’re “very special.”

On Twitter, Meijer replied to the president, calling his comments, “unacceptable,” and asking him to concede.

“Acknowledge Biden as President-Elect and end this madness. Violent rioters laid siege to the nation’s Capitol in an act of insurrection unparalleled in modern times. This is not leadership."