Be passionate, but not violent: Melania says in farewell video
Published: 11:08 AM, 19 January 2021 Updated: 11:12 AM, 19 January 2021
A farewell message from First Lady Melania Trump; Photo: Screenshot from Twitter video
United States First Lady Melania Trump released a farewell message on Monday night (Tuesday BD Time) as she prepares to leave the White House.
“Violence is never the answer,” she remarked about the US Capitol turmoil by the president’s supporters on January 6.
In a six-minute speech recorded video, Melania Trump paid tribute to military families, pandemic health workers and those helping victims of opioid abuse.
“The past four years have been unforgettable,” The First Lady said. “As Donald and I conclude our time in the White House, I think of all of the people I have taken home in my heart and their incredible stories of love, patriotism and determination.” - reports AFP.
“Be passionate in everything you do. But always remember that violence is never the answer, and will never be justified,” she said.
“When I came to the White House, I reflected on the responsibility I have always felt as a mother to encourage, give strength and teach values of kindness,” she added.
“The promise of this nation belongs to all of us who do not lose sight of our integrity and values, use every opportunity to show consideration for another person, and build good habits into our daily lives,” Melania Trump said.
Outgoing US President Donald Trump has been refusing for months to accept the election result due to false allegations of fraud and declining to congratulate his successor Joe Biden.
Besides, he and his wife Melania Trump have also not invited Biden and his wife Jill for the traditional tea visit in the Oval Office, and will not attend Biden’s presidential inauguration on Wednesday.
Donald Trump has been out of public sight since his supporters attacked The US Capitol, triggering his historic second impeachment a week later.
A farewell message from First Lady Melania Trump:
A Farewell Message from First Lady Melania Trump pic.twitter.com/WfG1zg2mt4— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) January 18, 2021