President Trump announced on Friday that he will skip President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
Trump tweeted out his plans two days after a group of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol to disrupt Congress’s certification of Biden’s 2020 election victory. The president has come under heavy criticism for his actions before and during the riot, and his administration has suffered a string of high-profile resignations since the incident.
To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 8, 2021
Vice President Mike Pence is reportedly planning to attend Biden’s inauguration.
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