In a follow-up tweet, the president blasted the court docket’s dedication that Texas lacked standing to pursue its claims.
“I WON THE ELECTION IN A LANDSLIDE, however keep in mind, I solely suppose when it comes to authorized votes, not all the faux voters and fraud that miraculously floated in from all over the place! What a shame!,” Trump falsely claimed.
With simply over a month remaining in his time period, Trump has been spending his closing days in workplace going after former Republican allies and refusing to concede his uphill authorized struggle.
The president on Saturday continued in charge GOP officers for his election loss as he ratcheted up assaults on “RINO” Republican Govs. Brian Kemp of Georgia and Doug Ducey of Arizona and known as for his or her ouster.
“Who’s a worse governor, @BrianKempGA of Georgia or @dougducey of Arizona???,” Trump said of the Republicans he’d beforehand endorsed. “They allowed states that I received simply to be stolen. Always remember, vote them out of workplace!”
He took goal in a number of quickfire tweets at Lawyer Normal William Barr, retweeting a radio host’s name for him to fireside the nation’s high regulation enforcement official and pillorying Barr over the DOJ’s ongoing investigation of Hunter Biden.
“Why didn’t Invoice Barr reveal the reality to the general public, earlier than the Election, about Hunter Biden. Joe was mendacity on the talk stage that nothing was unsuitable, or occurring – Press confirmed. Massive drawback for Republicans on the polls!” Trump tweeted.
Rudy Giuliani, who has been main Trump’s authorized push to problem the election outcomes, signaled in an interview with Fox Information on Friday that the president’s quixotic battle would proceed, although he has few if any choices left to overturn the ultimate consequence. On Monday, the Electoral School is anticipated to vote to seal Biden’s victory.
“The authorized path now could be with the state courts,” Giuliani advised Fox’s Sean Hannity. “It’s a must to hope the justices within the state court docket are going to indicate considerably extra dedication, considerably extra willingness to be keen to take some extent of criticism, and considerably extra keen to have an open thoughts.”
White Home Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany contended that the Supreme Court docket’s 9 justices — together with three appointed by Trump — “hid behind process” in its order and echoed Giuliani’s name for the authorized challenges to proceed in state courts regardless of his string of losses in such venues.
“There’s no approach to say it aside from they dodged,” McEnany mentioned in an interview with Fox Information’ Sean Hannity on Friday. “The struggle for election integrity continues.”
Supporters of the president on Saturday protested alleged voter fraud within the streets of Washington, D.C., in a “Cease the Steal” rally headlined by a few of Trump’s most outspoken allies, together with former nationwide safety adviser Michael Flynn, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
“Wow! Hundreds of individuals forming in Washington (D.C.) for Cease the Steal. Didn’t learn about this, however I’ll be seeing them! #MAGA,” Trump tweeted.
Members of the far-right Proud Boys group reportedly additionally attended the march, having beforehand protested at a D.C. MAGA rally in November. One of many group’s leaders, Enrique Tarrio, posted a photograph to the fledgling social media web site Parler on Saturday of the White Home’s North Portico entrance.
“Final minute invite to an undisclosed location… ,” Tarrio wrote within the caption that accompanied the picture.
The White Home confirmed Tarrio’s go to, however mentioned he was not invited and was on a public Christmas tour of the constructing. He didn’t meet with Trump, they added.
Twitter seemingly took a first-of-its-kind motion in opposition to a few of Trump’s tweets on Saturday, disabling likes and replies on ones that broke the corporate’s guidelines to mitigate the unfold of disinformation throughout the social media web site.
A spokesperson for Twitter later mentioned that the corporate “inadvertently took motion” on the tweets and had reversed the motion.