Trump was briefed earlier this week on possible threats, official says

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(CNN) — US President Trump was briefed by federal officials on Monday regarding possible threats to Washington, DC, and state capitols ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, an official said.

Trump cited the briefings in his video condemning violence tonight.

An official said the briefings played a role in his decision to record the video.

This story was first published on CNN.com Trump was briefed earlier this week on possible threats, official says