President Trump delivers farewell address on final full day in office
Trump delivered his final speech to the nation as an acting president.
in the final hours of the Trump presidency, the man who entered the White House with daily made for TV moments, releasing a farewell video taped behind closed doors. We did what we came here to do and so much more. This week we inaugurate a new administration and pray for its success among President Trump's closing acts weighing pardons and commutations for potentially dozens of people, including high profile allies. Sources telling NBC News that for now the president is not expected to issue a preemptive pardon for himself for his family members. He is planning a red carpet send off for himself tomorrow morning that could include a color guard, a military band and a 21 gun salute. The early exit making him the first president in more than 150 years to skip his successors. Inauguration. Also the first US president to face an impeachment trial after leaving office, President Trump has a shrinking group of aides and advisers to plan his defense. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvening the Senate today with these searing words about the capital siege. The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people. Meanwhile, President elect Joe Biden arriving in Washington today under a heavy security presence. I'm truly honored to be your next president as he prepares to take the oath of office and take on historic crises in a deeply divided nation. Proof of the huge challenges ahead for President elect Biden A new NBC News poll finds that seven in 10 Americans believe this country is on the wrong track and will remain divided after the Trump era ends from the White House. Alice Bar, NBC News.