Sec. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to acknowledge that Biden had won the election and promised a smooth transition to a second Trump administration.
NEW: Pompeo asked if the State Department would work with the Biden transition, says:
"There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration"
– Josh Lederman (@JoshNBCNews) November 10, 2020
It's only been a few days since Joe Biden predicted victory, but Republicans have already reached the point where they are pretending the elections never happened and Donald Trump is about to run for a second term.
Everyone who works in administration is trying to appease Trump by fueling the fantasy that there will be a second term for Trump. There won't be a second Trump term in office.
Mitch McConnell's suggestion that Biden's victory be recognized only after the electoral college vote provided an indication of how long Republicans could keep the charade going.
There was no election fraud.
Donald Trump lost, and Republicans eventually have to face the reality that Joe Biden is the next president.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association