August 15, 2022

Prominent conservatives issue statements refuting Trump’s election claims

The Report, “Lost, Not Stolen: The Conservative Case That Trump Lost and Biden Won in the 2020 Presidential Election,” Trump and his supporters filed more than 60 court cases and lost in six key battleground states. It reached an “unequivocal” conclusion that the former Republican president’s claims were unsupportable — that Trump’s Own Department of Homeland Security And just days after the 2020 election, election officials nationwide were sacked.
On January 6, 2021, the report of the House Select Committee investigating the riot at the US Capitol was released. Public hearings It is linked to an attack that has derailed Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory to Trump’s involvement in efforts to rig the 2020 election. CNN reports that Trump is considering announcing a presidential run as early as 2024 reported earlier.

“There is no evidence of fraud in the 2020 presidential election of sufficient magnitude to change the outcome in any state, let alone the nation as a whole. In fact, there was no fraud that changed the outcome in even one state,” the report said.

In the report, retired federal appeals court judges Thomas P. Griffith, J. Michael Luttig and Michael W. McConnell, former Solicitor General Theodore B. Olsen, former U.S. Sens. John Danford and Gordon H. Smith and Benjamin, a longtime Republican election attorney, have signed on. L. Ginsberg and veteran Republican Congressman David Hopp. Many of them are longtime Trump critics.

“Even now, twenty months after the election, a period when Trump’s supporters are actively searching every nook and cranny for evidence that the election was stolen, they are coming up empty. Claims are made, trumpeted in sympathetic media, and accepted as truth by many patriotic Americans, but on objective examination they fail every time.” The report says.

“People spreading baseless claims that President Biden’s election was not legitimate is wrong and bad for our country,” the report warns.

It examined in detail each case brought by Trump and his supporters in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Trump and his supporters allege fraud, irregularities and procedural defects in their challenges to the court.

Trump and his allies have lost more than 60 lawsuits challenging the results of the 2020 election, the report noted. It found that twenty were dismissed before a hearing on the merits, 14 were dropped by Trump and his supporters, and 30 involved a hearing on the merits.

The group of conservatives argued that Trump and his supporters “have an obligation to recognize that the election debate is over.”

“Questions of election legitimacy should be settled dispassionately in the courts, not through rallies and demonstrations — most certainly, not through the use of political pressure and threats to induce Congress to ignore its constitutional duty and the results of elections voted on by the people. The legal processes of affected states were examined and confirmed,” the report said.

“Fellow conservatives must stop obsessing over the 2020 election results and focus on presenting candidates and ideas that offer a positive vision to overcome our current difficulties and bring greater peace, prosperity and freedom to our nation,” the group urged.

The panel held on January 6 Seven public hearings So far, Trump has ignored warnings from Trump campaign and administration staff that his plan to alter the election was illegal and that there was no evidence of election fraud. The investigations also detailed Trump’s pressure campaign on various levels of government and his attempts to enlist the Justice Department in his efforts.