Former President George W. Bush releases statement about riots in Washington, D.C.

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Former President George W. Bush released a statement Wednesday about the riots in D.C.

He says he is in disbelief and dismay over the scenes of mayhem – calling them “sickening” and “heartbreaking.”

He believes the violent assault on the Capitol was undertaken by people whose passions have been inflamed by falsehoods and false hopes.

You can read the statement below.

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