Social media swirled yesterday as the nation's eyes were on all of those present at the U.S. Capitol building. Among those was Donald Rouse Sr., who has now made a statement regarding his attendance at the rally in Washington D.C. yesterday.

You can check out the full report and statement from our media partners @KATCTV3 on Twitter below

According to the article from KATC-TV3, former Rouses Human Resources Director Steve Galtier posted a photo of him and Donald Rouse Sr. to Facebook. In the photo, the two men are outside at the rally in Washington D.C..

While the post has been deleted, the image of the two men circulated quickly on social media.

Read the full statement from Donald Rouse Sr. provided by KATC-TV3 below:

I attended the rally yesterday as a supporter of the president and to be in our nation’s capital at the close of his presidency. I left before the violence began and was shocked and saddened to see it unfold on TV. I condemn the actions of those who unlawfully entered and damaged our hallowed institutions and threatened our public servants. Violence and destruction do not represent our country’s values, or the values of Rouses. Though I am no longer involved in the day-to-day operations of Rouses, that’s my family’s name on the building and my actions reflect on my family, Rouses and this community I love so dearly. I’m horrified by the violence and destruction we saw yesterday and the pain it has caused so many. Our country desperately needs to come together to heal, and I will do everything I can to be a part of that process.

Once again, you can check out the entire story reported by our media partners at KATC-TV3 by clicking HERE.

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