Congressional Republicans are fuming after President Trump’s lawyers accused them of conspiring to manufacture votes and deny the commander in chief a second term.
In claiming a multinational, communist plot to oust Trump, his attorney Sidney Powell also questioned GOP victories in House and Senate races. To explain how Republicans won down ballot as Trump lost to President-elect Joe Biden, Powell charged that congressional Republicans participated in a scheme to manipulate the vote. “We have no idea how many Republican or Democratic candidates in any state across the country paid to have the system rigged to work for them,” she said.
Republicans said Powell’s unfounded statement was damaging to the democratic process and threatened to leave them under a cloud of corruption. Powell’s remarks even prompted Republicans not known to criticize Trump to suggest the time has come for him to concede to Biden.
“To insinuate that Republican and Democratic candidates paid to throw off this election,