Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner says these chargeable for Capitol rebellion ought to be held to account

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Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner speaks on the TIME 100 Summit on April 23, 2019 in New York Metropolis.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner stated on Wednesday that the USA should full the transition to a Biden administration, and that rioters who participated in an “rebellion” in Washington D.C. should be held accountable.

“As we speak marks a tragic and shameful chapter in our nation’s historical past. These chargeable for this rebellion ought to be held to account, and we should full the transition to President-elect Biden’s administration. It is particularly when they’re challenged that our beliefs matter most,” Cook dinner tweeted.

The feedback had been made in a tweet late within the day that a pro-Trump mob invaded the U.S. Capitol, forcing Congress to droop proceedings to substantiate the election of Joe Biden as president.

The tweet is Cook dinner’s first public assertion on the end result of the 2020 presidential election. President Donald Trump has known as Cook dinner a friend and the 2 males have had an open line of communication over the previous 4 years.

Different enterprise leaders have additionally condemned the violence on Capitol Hill, together with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and the Enterprise Roundtable, a bunch of main public corporations, of which which Apple is a member.