Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight posted a powerful and uplifting video on Saturday addressing the nation, thanking the president, and urging Americans to “rise and look to a better future.”
The clip, which is slightly over a minute, features Voight against the backdrop of an American flag emphasizing the importance of unity and displaying a more encouraging and optimistic tone.
“My fellow Americans, we shall not weep, but let us give thanks to President Trump for his four years of hard work and love for America,” the clip begins. “Let us not put our heads down, let us rise and look to a better future. Let us praise God; let us understand his plan is far greater.”
Addressing Wednesday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol, Voight unequivocally calls for those who stormed the Capitol to be held accountable.
“I know all are disappointed, but this violence is not who we are,”