ABC News Live Update: Capitol Police officer dies from injuries after riot

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Good morning I’m Diana stayed up thanks for streaming with us in today’s update we have breaking news overnight a 42 year old capitol police officer has died from his injuries sustained. While physically engaging with rioters who invaded the capital on Wednesday the chief of capitol police and the senate sergeant at arms of both resigned in the wake of the incident. We’re now learning more about some of those trump supporters to storm the building and a new questions about race and policing. That had been a group of black lives matter protest yesterday. Wouldn’t have been they would have been treated very very different. From the mob thoughts. Stormed the cap. Meanwhile president trump released new video overnight finally condemning the attack and conceding he lost the election. A new administration will be inaugurated on January 20. Street journal is now joining calls from both sides of the I’ll for the president to resign. So will he leave or be removed from office with just twelve days left in his term. And more than 4000 Americans have lost their lives to cope in nineteen in just 24 hours. But we have some good news this morning about how long the vaccines made last. And we begin with the investigation on the siege of the capital the growing calls for president trump. To be removed from office more than ten members of the president’s team have resigned Mary Bruce starts us off in Washington. Overnight almost thirty hours after the assault on the capital began president triumph for the first time condemning the violent mob he himself incited. You do not represent our country it’s a far cry from the praise trump heaped on his supporters as they overtook the capital. Trump’s message to them then a quote we love you and your very special. The chaos they created leaving five dead in its week including 42 year old capitol police officer Brian sickening. Who died overnight his family telling ABC news after a day of fighting for his life he passed away a hero. Now with Trump’s support in Washington crumbling the president is calling for the nation to heal and finally admitting the reality he is denied for more than two months. A new administration will be inaugurated on January 20. My focus now turns to ensuring a smooth orderly and seamless transition of power. The bad admission may be too little too late this morning trump is facing growing calls for him to go now. Democratic leaders are urging vice president Mike Pence to invoke the 25 amendment and immediately remove trump from office I believe the president is dangerous. And should not hold office one day longer this is urgent this is emergency of the highest.

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