As President Trump wages his ongoing authorized battles over the outcomes of the 2020 election, Senator Lindsey Graham, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, and different Congressional Republicans have stepped as much as help him.
On Sunday, Senator Lindsey Graham stated that President Trump ought to completely not concede the election, and he should “combat again” towards alleged voter fraud.
Graham: “There’s A Lot Of Shenanigans Going On Right here”
Speaking to Fox News’s Maria Bartiromo on Sunday, Senator Graham, who was just lately re-elected to serve the folks of South Carolina, maintained that the presidential election was contested, and that President Trump mustn’t concede, regardless of obvious strain to take action.
“The media doesn’t resolve who turns into president,” Graham stated, referring to the truth that the mainstream press has declared Biden the winner of the election.
“In the event that they did, you’d by no means have a Republican president ever. So we’re discounting them,” Graham claimed.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 9, 2020
Graham claimed there have been various inconsistencies within the electoral course of that time to points with the election.
“I would like Pennsylvania to clarify to the American folks how six folks, after they die, can register and vote in Pennsylvania. I would like the pc methods in Michigan that flip votes from Republicans to Democrats to be checked out—and the software program was used everywhere in the nation,” Graham stated. “There’s a variety of shenanigans occurring right here.”
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“If I have been President Trump, I might take all this to courtroom, I’d combat again,” he concluded. “If we don’t combat again in 2020, we’re by no means going to win once more presidentially. Quite a bit’s at stake right here.”
The Trump marketing campaign claims there have been points with the election in Pennsylvania, although no definitive proof has but been offered to the general public.
Kristi Noem: “We Ought to Give President Trump His Day In Courtroom”
Graham wasn’t the one Republican to again President Trump.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem appeared on ABC, and likewise argued that the election was nonetheless not over.
“We should always give President Trump his day in courtroom, and let the method unfold,” Noem argued.
“We reside in a republic. We’re a authorities that will get its energy from the consent of the ruled, that’s the folks. They offer their consent on election day. Election day must be honest, sincere, and clear, and we have to ensure that we had an sincere election,” she continued.
When requested by George Stephanopoulos if there was any proof of widespread voter fraud, Noem highlighted comparable inconsistencies that Graham identified, together with alleged useless folks voting in Pennsylvania, and alleged pc “glitches” that favored Biden in Michigan.
Noem stated that she didn’t understand how widespread any of this was, however that Trump ought to have his day in courtroom.
“We gave Al Gore 37 days to the run the method earlier than we determined who was going to be president. Why would we not afford the 70.6 million People that voted for President Trump the identical consideration?”
We the Individuals select our authorities by consent of the ruled. We have to make sure that our elections are honest, sincere, and clear.
Al Gore bought his day in courtroom. President Trump and the 70 million People who voted for him ought to be afforded the identical alternative. pic.twitter.com/ww1KJHJQ2H
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) November 8, 2020
Stephanopolous continued to assert that there was no proof of “widespread voter fraud” all through the phase.
39 Home Republicans Stand By The President
Thirty-nine GOP Home members are additionally standing robust with President Trump, with them signing a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr that formally requests the Division of Justice examine the allegations of voter fraud.
“With widespread stories of irregularities, notably within the vote counting course of, it’s time so that you can use the sources of the Division to make sure that the method is carried out in a fashion that’s absolutely per state and federal regulation,” the letter reads.
“The U.S. Marshals Service can be obtainable to make sure that judicial orders are carried out. Relating to a federal election, it mustn’t matter whether or not these judicial orders come from a state or federal courtroom,” it continues.
Among the distinguished signatories embrace Representatives Dan Crenshaw of Texas, Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Andy Biggs from Arizona, and Jeff Duncan from South Carolina.
Melania Stands By Her Husband
Graham and Noem’s feedback observe a story published by CNN that claimed President Trump was being informed to concede by folks contained in the White Home.
The story, which offered solely nameless sources, stated that each Melania Trump and Jared Kushner had informed him to let it go.
Nonetheless, this story appears to fly within the face of public feedback made by the First Woman and others.
Melania stated that the American folks “deserve honest elections,” and that solely each authorized vote ought to be counted.
“We should defend our democracy with full transparency,” she added.
The American folks deserve honest elections. Each authorized – not unlawful – vote ought to be counted. We should defend our democracy with full transparency.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) November 8, 2020
Primarily based on statements from Trump’s crew, it seems like we’re to start with phases of the authorized battle.
No person, not the mainstream media, the Biden crew, the Trump crew, or anybody else can say for sure how legitimate the voter fraud claims are, or how this can all prove.
The validity of the claims will both be confirmed or disproven by the courts.