Kansas City Leaders Call For Peaceful Transition Of Power At Veterans Day Ceremony
Kansas City leaders call for peaceful transition of power at Veterans Day ceremony
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II tells the crowd that he had a speech, something about the “eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month.”
But the congressman holds his notes up and puts them aside on the podium of the J.C. Nichols Auditorium at the National World War I Museum and Memorial and instead addresses the elephant in the room — a nation still hurting and divided over the recent election on a day meant to celebrate American veterans.
“I’d like to use my short time on this podium to urge those of us here to …