Leader of the Senate Majority Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell Memorandum: Trump plays as the tide moves for Senate Republicans in Biden sit quietly as Trump challenges the counting of votes George Floyd: Biden’s brother deserves a chance Association proves to be worthy ‘MORE (R-Ky.) On Friday called for “every legal vote”; to be counted and said, “all parties must adhere to the process”.
“Here’s how this must work in our great country: Every legitimate vote should be tally. Do not submit any illegal ballots. All parties must observe this process. And the courts are here to apply the law and settle disputes. That’s how the American vote determines the outcome, ”McConnell tweeted.
Comments can be read as McConnell advocates for some President TrumpDonald John Trump: Girl gets ahead of Trump in Georgia Biden leads in Georgia, takes advantage in Pennsylvania Gore: This election is ‘completely different’ from 2000 MORE, though McConnell stopped making the fraud claim that Trump repeatedly claimed on Twitter and in comments at the White House briefing.
Members of the Trump family have pressured Republican presidents, including McConnell, to step up to address the issue.
But McConnell’s remarks were mostly stuck on the safer line, that the legally submitted votes should be counted.
That is. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyAppeals rules Dunford illegal NSA mass phone data collection court withdrew from review to preside over coronavirus surveillance board GOP Senators urged rapid, reopening a economy section MORE (R-Pa.) Earlier on Friday pushed back Trump’s fraudulent claims in Pennsylvania.
“I watched the president’s speech last night and it was difficult to see. The president’s charges … are not proven, “he told Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s” Today “show.
Last month, Toomey announced that he would not run for re-election in 2022.
Trump on Thursday night accused Pennsylvania election officials of tallying votes received after Election Day without a postmark or identification and accused Michigan election officials of “copying ballots ”.