TRUMP CLINGS TO HIS POWER, MANUEVERS TO OVERTURN ELECTION


Constitutional experts warn that he is already doing irreparable harm to the nation.

 

(CNN)President Donald Trump is trying to steal a free and fair election that he lost by a wide margin to President-elect Joe Biden by tearing at the most basic principle of American democracy: He’s trying to throw out hundreds of thousands of votes.

Trump’s latest escalation of his attempt to subvert the result of the election followed a string of knock-backs in the courts and after a statewide audit in Georgia confirmed Biden’s victory in the crucial swing state.

He asked state Republican leaders in Michigan to visit him Friday, hinting at a possible attempt to convince them to ignore Biden’s big win in the state and send a slate of electors to the Electoral College that backs him and not the President-elect. Both Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey will meet with Trump at the White House at 4 p.m. ET, according to a source familiar with the plans.

This follows the President’s calls to two Wayne County GOP officials, who are now seeking to take back their votes to certify Biden’s victory.

 

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https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/20/politics/trump-american-democracy/index.html


 

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