US Election 2020: At Last, Republican Lawmakers Break Silence, Tell Trump What To Do
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has been charged by Prominent Republican lawmakers not to concede to Joe Biden in the just concluded election.
The lawmakers noted that Trump’s allegations of manipulating the electoral process must be investigated.
Some of the Republicans also told Trump that legal challenges must be allowed to play out before he takes the next action.
“We will work with Biden if he wins, but Trump has not lost,” Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said on Fox News.
“Do not concede, Mr. President. Fight hard.”
Graham baselessly alleged “shenanigans” related to mailed ballots, the method a large number of Americans preferred in Tuesday’s election due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“It’s the wild-wild west when it comes to mail-in balloting,” said Graham, a former Trump critic turned unstinting supporter.
There is no evidence that fraud has ever been a significant problem affecting mail-in voting in US presidential elections.
“Everything we worried about has come true, so if we don’t fight back in 2020 we’re never going to win again presidentially,” he nevertheless added.
Other top Republicans were more guarded in their comments, but nonetheless refused to acknowledge Biden had won, saying legal challenges must go forward and vote counting must continue.
“What we need in the presidential race is to make sure every legal vote is counted, every recount is completed, and every legal challenge should be heard,” Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the House of Representatives, said on Fox News.
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