[CBC뉴스] 미국의 심야 TV 진행자들은 지난주 도널드 트럼프 대통령의 지지자들이 미국 국회의사당을 습격했을 때 그들의 방송을 통해 입장을 전했다.
Late night TV hosts in America used their shows to react to the action seen in Washington late Wednesday (January 6) as hundreds of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Speaking on his show Jimmy Fallon said he wanted to reassure viewers that ''we're going to be OK'', going on to condemn the Trump supporters wreaking havoc in the Capitol.
''If my grandfather were alive today and saw what was happening in the country that he fought for, he'd be disgusted'', he said.
''People walking around with the flag upside down thinking they're patriotic. Today was not patriotism. Today was terrorism.''
Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers also expressed their disbelief at the events, with Meyers calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office.
Meanwhile British TV host James Corden, presenter of ''The Late Late Show with James Corden'' said it was a ''crazy sad day''.
He reflected on growing up in the UK and admiring America - as a place where anything can happen, going on to say that America still exists, ''it's just been hijacked by a lunatic and his crazy army for the last four years.''
The destructive and shocking images at the Capitol which some Republicans called an "insurrection" filled television screens in America and around the world, a deep stain on Trump's presidency and legacy as his tenure nears its end.
Since, a shaken Congress on Thursday formally certified Democrat Joe Biden's election victory.
Immediately afterward, the White House released a statement from Trump in which he pledged an "orderly transition" when Biden is sworn into office on January 20, although he repeated his false claim that he won the November election. Just the previous day, the Republican president had seemingly incited a mob to swarm the Capitol seeking to overturn the election result.
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