BERLIN (Germany) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking at meeting of German conservatives expressed anger at the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters. She went onto blame the fact that the U.S. president has failed to recognise his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden.
“We all saw yesterday the unsettling pictures of the storming of the U.S. Congress and these pictures made me angry and also sad,” Merkel told a meeting of German conservatives. “I regret that since November President Trump has not acknowledged his defeat and also yesterday.”
Merkel called the hundreds of Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol “attackers and rioters” and went on to say that she was confident that Biden will be inaugurated as U.S. President in two weeks.