Brian Williams Says Biggest Concern Is “For My Country” During Final MSNBC Signing
MSNBC host Brian Williams gave a grim signature on his last show for the network, saying his biggest concern was “for my country.”
“After 28 years of peacock logos on much of what I own, it’s now my choice to jump without a net into the great unknown. As I am doing this for the first time in 62 years, my biggest worry is for my country, ”Williams said on her 11pm show,“ The 11th Hour with Brian Williams ”.
“The truth is, I am not a liberal or a conservative. I am an institutionalist. I believe in this place and in my love of the country, I give in to no one.
Williams said, however, that “the darkness on the outskirts of town” has spread to neighborhoods and communities, now appearing “at the local bar and bowling alley, the school board and the grocery store, and it takes recognize it and respond to it for. “
“Adult men and women who took the oath to our Constitution, elected by their constituents, with the kind of college degrees I could only dream of have decided to join the crowd and become something they’re not all about. hoping we somehow forget who they were, ”Williams continued, without specifically pointing to the leaders or lawmakers.
“They decided to burn everything with us inside. It should scare you as much as it scares an aging volunteer firefighter, ”he added.
On signing off from MSNBC for the last time, Brian Williams said that “my greatest concern is for my country” while lamenting “the darkness” that has engulfed the nation.
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Williams’ remarks come as the nation draws closer to the one-year anniversary of the Jan.6 riot on Capitol Hill and amid a continuing and brutal political divide in America. Lawmakers and officials rushed to safety that day as supporters of the former President TrumpDonald Trump Anti-Asian hate crimes in New York increased 361%: New Jersey police officer sentenced to two years in prison for pandemic rescue fraud Publicist linked to Kanye West prompted election worker to confess Trump’s fraud allegations: Reuters PLUS tried to prevent Congress from certifying President BidenJoe Biden Photos of the Week: Former Sen. Dole is in the State, Capitol Sunset and Instagrinch Overnight Health Care – Brought to you by AstraZeneca and Friends of Cancer Research – Court quits Texas abortion ban, clears Overnight Energy & Environment lawsuits – Brought to you by ExxonMobil – Biden orders to end overseas coal funding MOREthe presidential victory of 2020.
The violent day created a new partisan rift between Democrats and Republicans, but events and subsequent efforts to investigate the insurgency also created a wedge within the GOP.
Republican representatives. Liz cheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Jan. 6 Appearance Panels Who Met Trump As mid-terms draw near, who can tell Trump to give up? Appeals court rejects Trump’s efforts to deny recordings to January 6 panel MORE (Wyo.) And Adam kinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerHouse Takes on Trump with Bill to Tackle Abuse of Presidential Power Roger Stone Pleads Fifth in Jan. 6 Inquiry The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Senate Resumes Biden PLUS vaccine mandate (Ill.) Faced a political backlash in their decision to sit on the House select committee on January 6.
Cheney, who sharply criticized the former president, was also ousted from the GOP conference chair and replaced by the representative. Élise StefanikElise Marie Stefanik Republicans Consider Gains With Female Voters After Virginia Defeat Lawmakers Remember Bob Dole: ‘True American Hero’ GOP Begins To Fight For Post-Election Leadership MORE (RN.Y.) earlier this year for refuting Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was “stolen.”
Williams, who started NBC News in 1993, has held a number of positions within the network, including as White House chief correspondent, presenter and editor of “The News with Brian Williams”, presenter of ” Nightly News “and later as the host of his latest show,” The 11th Hour with Brian Williams “.
The longtime NBC News reporter has been seen as an iconic presence for the network, although his career there has also been mired in controversy, including once he allegedly embellished a story in 2015 regarding an experience in Iraq. . He then apologized to viewers and was suspended for six months.