The first lady of the United States criticized the storming of the Capitol and expressed her condolences to the loved ones of those who died in the riots.
The U.S. First Lady Donald Trump's wife Melania sharply condemned the storming of Congress last week. The first lady issued a statement on Monday, Jan. 11.
вЂњI strongly condemn the acts of violence that occurred at the Capitol. The violence is unacceptable,вЂќ her statement said.
The wife of the American leader said she was upset and saddened by what happened on Jan. 6. Melania Trump added that she was disappointed that вЂњfoul gossip, unfounded personal attacks and distorted false accusationsвЂќ began surrounding these tragic events, including in her direction.
She also expressed her condolences to the families of those killed in the riots.
вЂњI ask that we stop the brutality, never draw conclusions based on a person's skin color, and not use differences in political ideologies as a reason for aggression and anger,вЂќ Melania Trump urged, adding that we should focus on what unites all citizens of the country.
Also, the wife of the current White House president thanked the Americans who supported her during her husband's presidency.
вЂњIt has been my life's honor to be First Lady,вЂќ she noted.
Recall that Donald Trump will make his first public appearance since taking over the Capitol. The head of state is returning to his duties and has no plans to resign, his administration said.
We also wrote that CNN found out who will defend Trump in case of impeachment proceedings.