President-elect Donald Trump issued a Thanksgiving address on Wednesday evening, calling for the nation to come together after a bruising, bitter campaign.
"It is my prayer, that on this Thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country, strengthened by a shared purpose and very, very common resolve," Trump said in the nearly two-minute video posted the night before the holiday.
The incoming president acknowledged that the past year has taken a toll on the country. "Emotions are raw and tensions just don't heal overnight," he admitted.
But, he called on the country to move forward and "restore the bonds of trust between citizens. Because when America is unified, there is nothing beyond our reach, and I mean absolutely nothing."
"Let us give thanks for all that we have, and let us boldly face the exciting new frontiers that lie ahead," Trump concluded.
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