Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win
Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win
US election: Georgia vote audit confirms Biden victory
21 November, 2020, 00:56
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One of the members told Reuters that Trump called her after she agreed to certify the results.
The top Michigan lawmaker, Mike Shirkey, previously told Bridge Michigan daily that Joe Biden won the state and that an elector coup was "not going to happen". "This is not an advocacy meeting", she said, adding, "there will be no one from the campaign there".
Mr Biden won the county by a huge margin, according to unofficial results, and won MI by about 146,000 votes.
He has now also invited state lawmakers to the White House, hinting at a possible change in tactics.
The event had virtually nothing to do with post-election lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign, of which Trump has so far lost 32 (in many, campaign officials - including Giuliani - have admitted there was no fraud). But there is great concern that Trump's effort is doing real damage to public faith in the integrity of USA elections. "Governors made clear that beating Covid-19 will require all of us working together", he said. After that, the losing campaign has two business days to request a recount as, according to state law, the margin between candidates is less than 0.5%. "There should be no dispute on what they can or cannot do". "They have absolutely no power to investigate allegations, theories or any half-brained kind of arguments that are being thrown around".
Romney released a statement on social media: "Having failed to make even a plausible case of widespread fraud or conspiracy before any court of law, the President has now resorted to over pressure on state and local officials to subvert the will of the people and overturn the election".
Most election scholars said the odds of Mr. Trump ultimately being named president are exceedingly slim.
At the White House, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters that a vaccine could be available across the United States in "a few short weeks".
The two Republican canvassers in Michigan's Wayne County said in a statement late Wednesday they lacked confidence that the election was fair and impartial.
Biden, a Democrat, won the election and is preparing to take office on January 20, but Trump, a Republican, has refused to concede and is searching for a way to invalidate the results, claiming widespread voter fraud.
But a massive influx of mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic leaned largely to Biden, who encouraged his supporters to vote by mail, and those votes were the last to be counted.
"It's incredibly risky that they are even entertaining the conversation", Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, told MSNBC.
Raffensperger formally certified Biden's victory on Friday.
John Bolton, Mr Trump's former national security adviser, said: "Two Michigan legislators meet today with Donald Trump, who will inflict on them the political equivalent of blunt force trauma".
That recount would be done using scanners that read and tally the votes and would be paid for by the counties, the secretary of state's office has said.
Even though election officials have not reported any major irregularities, most prominent Republicans have remained devoted to their leader or quietly acceded.
US President-elect Joe Biden has condemned Donald Trump's refusal to accept defeat in the presidential election, saying it sent "a awful message about who we are as a country". "Your honor, accusing people of fraud is a pretty big step", Goldstein said.
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