“The mob was fed lies,” McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said on the Senate floor. “They were provoked by the President and other powerful people.”Read more
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that President Donald Trump should be cut off from intelligence briefings after his presidency ends.
“There’s a grave danger of him inadvertently or willfully revealing classified information that would compromise sources and methods,” King told CNN. “And there is no upside. There is no reason that he needs to have this information.”Read more
McConnell: “So today, I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden. The president-elect is no stranger to the Senate. He’s devoted himself to public service for many years.”Read more
Democrats in the six states where Trump had focused his efforts to contest Biden’s win expressed relief that the electoral college vote unfolded as it had most often in the past: without disruption or hostility.Read more
“It is a legal disgrace, an embarrassment to the USA!!!” Trump tweeted in the early hours of Saturday morning, citing a lie from Texas lieutenant governor Dan Patrick claiming that no court has judged any legal challenge to the election “on its merit.” In reality, courts have found these challenges to be meritless.Read more
Trump has grown frustrated at the lack of support, summoning those with “courage” this week to stand up for him as he seeks to topple the election results. Privately, Trump has complained relentlessly over the past weeks that Republicans haven’t demonstrated sufficient support, and has vowed to punish those he views as disloyal.Read more
The newspaper said Trump’s desperate bid for a second term will fail and is distracting “from the really important task of keeping the Senate in Republican hands.”Read more
Scaringi himself argued on his radio show that it’s the kind of case that will be an uphill climb.
“In my opinion, there really are no bombshells that are about to drop that will derail a Biden presidency, including these lawsuits,” he said during his Nov. 7 show.Read more
Fox News host Tucker Carlson apologized Friday for one of his fake news stories that a dead man had voted in Georgia.
He admitted he was absolutely wrong, and that it was the dead veteran’s widow who voted in Georgia, and not her late husband.Read more
Veterans of both Republican and Democratic administrations are now calling on Trump to accept his election loss and begin the transition process. But he has shown no willingness to do so — and in fact, he’s been eerily silent other than a cascade of tweets, many of which Twitter has labeled misleading.Read more