By COLlive reporter
President Donald Trump gave a Farewell Address on Tuesday from the White House, the day before the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden.
“Four years ago we launched a great national effort to rebuild our country, to renew its spirit, and to restore the allegiance of this government to its citizens,” President Trump said.
“In short, we embarked on a mission to Make America Great Again for all Americans. As I conclude my term as the 45th President of the United States, I stand before you truly proud of what we have acheived together. We did what we came here to do – and so much more.”
President Trump extended thanks to his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka, and his family, as well as his staff.
“Most of all I want to thank the American people, to serve as your President has been an honor beyond description. Thank you for this extraordinary privilege…this is a great privilege and a great honor.
“We must never forget that while Americans will always have our disagreements, we are a nation of incredible, decent, faithful, and peace-loving citizens who all want our country to thrive and flourish and be very successful and good.
“All Americans were horrified by the assault on our capital. Political violence is an attack on everything we cherish as Americans. It can never be tolerated. Now more than ever we must unify around our shared values and rise above the partisan rancor and forge a common destiny,” Trump said.