Jenna Bush Hager was practically in tears as she shared her horror over the Capitol riots which occurred on Wednesday.
The Immediately co-host was overcome with emotion as she spoke to her fellow anchor Hoda Kotb about how the unfathomable scenes had been ‘not the America we all know’.
The 39-year-old daughter of former President George W. Bush and granddaughter of the late President George H.W. Bush said: ‘This isn’t the America that you already know. This isn’t the America I do know. It’s not the America that we wish our children to know.
‘And I’ve had the privilege of standing on these steps, and several other inaugurations, not only for members of the family, however for the primary Black President of the USA of America once I was a instructor in inner-city D.C., and that meant a lot to so many.’
The mother-of-two continued: ‘I kissed my grandfather goodbye in that rotunda. I’ve felt the majesty of our nation in these partitions. And no person can take that from any of us.’
As she mirrored on the ache attributable to the Trump-supporting rioters storming Capitol Hill, Jenna said: ‘What hurts is that we really feel like we’re helpless possibly on this second – however we’re not.
The 39-year-old granddaughter of the late President George H.W. Bush couldn’t cover her dismay (Image: NBC)
Jenna is the daughter of former President George W. Bush (Image: Steve Liss/The LIFE Pictures Assortment by way of Getty Pictures)
‘As a result of the informal cruelty that we discover within the web, and the phrases of leaders that don’t replicate our nation, we are able to cease that. We will share kindness and smiles and love, and we are able to take again what’s our nation that all of us love so very, very a lot.’
She added: ‘And I simply have optimism… However seeing folks that signify the great, spotlighting them, we have now a possibility, and I feel I’ve religion that our nation can be higher.’
Wednesday noticed Trump-supporting rioters storm the Capitol constructing in an try to cease the certification of Joe Biden as the following President of the USA.
Four people died at the riots, together with one girl who was shot useless, and there have been requires Trump to be impeached following the chaos.