LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Bill Hornbuckle, the CEO of MGM Resorts International, said the events at the Capitol this week were 'abhorrent' in a statement shared by the company on Friday.
Hornbuckle went on to say the riots "go against everything we stand for as a country" and "violence is never the answer."
Read the full statement below:
A message from President and CEO Bill Hornbuckle. pic.twitter.com/j3VnRZdiKt— MGM Resorts (@MGMResortsIntl) January 9, 2021
The MGM Resorts tweet comes on a day that Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account.
Previously, five people died following violent protests at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6.