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President Trump addresses assault on Capitol Hill in video message


Through a pre-recorded message released on the official White House Twitter page Thursday night, President Trump condemned the violence that unfolded a day before, and said he was focusing on a smooth transition of power come January 20th. Democratic congresswoman Cheri Bustos of Illinois joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the president's latest message, as well as her experience being inside the Capitol as rioters stormed the building.

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Matthew Karnitschnig, Politico's chief Europe correspondent, wrote a piece entitled, "What Europe thinks of America after this week." He joined CBSN to discuss how other nations view the assault on the U.S. Capitol and what that might mean for the U.S.'s relationships with its allies.
In a rare statement, the Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a statement condemning the Capitol Hill insurrection calling it a ‘direct assault' on the constitutional process. The Joint Chiefs also affirmed President-elect Joe Biden as the next commander in chief. Aired on 1/12/2021.
Our Founders deeply feared unchecked passions and violence, yet the January 6 mob attacks on Capitol Hill were assaults on the very essence of our Republic. Where do we go from here? Steve Forbes on the violence that unfolded, on the respect and commitment to our Constitution and on what we must consider moving forward.

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CNN's Brianna Keilar and Michael Warren examine the key relationships President-elect Joe Biden will need on Capitol HIll as he prepares to take office.

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