President Donald Trump acknowledged his loss of the election and condemned an attack on the US. Capitol in a video on Twitter Inc. Late on Thursday, one day after his support for the attackers, social media companies were banned

In his first tweet since he was forced to delete three previous posts and serve a 12-hour ban on service, Trump said Thursday he was “outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem” in attacking the U on Wednesday S. Capitol of Trump supporters

“To those who have committed violence and destruction, you do not represent our country,” said Trump “And to those who broke the law, you will pay”

In a Wednesday post, Trump proclaimed his love for the seditious mob that attacked the Capitol and left five people, including a police officer, dead on Twitter
forced Trump to remove this video, warning that further violations would result in a permanent ban; Facebook Inc
banned the president from Facebook and Instagram on Thursday, and other platforms followed suit

Thursday’s video had a different tone to Trump’s public statements since November 3 presidential election he lost to former Vice President Joe Biden, and that he finally acknowledged the loss after weeks of false claims to victory and efforts to reverse the results soon no longer would be president

“On the 20th A new administration will be inaugurated on January 1st. My focus is now on ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transfer of power, ”he said

“It has been the honor of my life for the citizens of our country to serve as your President,” concluded Trump. “To all of my wonderful supporters, I know you are disappointed, but I also want you to know ours incredible journey just beginning ”

Jeremy Owens is MarketWatch’s technology editor and office manager in San Francisco. You can follow him on Twitter @ jowens510


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