Donald Trump was in Iowa on Saturday for two campaign stops, the first in Ankeny, followed by another in Cedar Rapids. And his obsession with the 2020 election continues to be a topic he appears to consider crucial as he campaigns to win the Republican presidential nomination, although his position that he won has been debunked time and time again. times.
During his “Commit to Caucus” speech in Ankeny, Trump repeated similar tropes he has touted throughout his campaign, calling the media “fake news” and reiterating his false claim that the 2020 election had been stolen while President Biden was rightly declared president. “The only thing they don’t want to talk about is the (2020) election. They are guilty as hell, they cheated as hell,” Trump said, presumably directed at everyone who correctly recognized and validated the actual election results. “They know it, and you’ll never know how to do it.” But we don’t need to go all out because, you know, it was, I think, 22,000 votes separating it, and we have millions and millions of votes. It’s a very sad thing.
He then encouraged the crowd to “go to” places like Philadelphia and Atlanta and “watch these votes when they come in, when they’re, you know, shoved into wheelbarrows and thrown on the ground and everyone says what’s going on.” pass ? »
“We are like a third world nation, a third world nation,” Trump added. “And we can’t let that happen.”
Trump: The most important part of what’s coming is monitoring the vote, and you should go to Detroit, Philadelphia and some of these places, Atlanta, and you should go to some of these places, and we have to monitor these places. vote.. pic.twitter.com/wDJ4QrlBBx
– Acyn (@Acyn) December 2, 2023
At the subsequent Cedar Rapids event, Trump focused on attacking “crooked” President Biden while continuing to press his unsubstantiated claim that the 2020 election was rigged and, more , that Jesus and God would declare him victorious now. “I think if you had a real election and Jesus came down and God came down and said, ‘I’m going to be the scorer here,’ I think we would win (in California), I think we would win in Illinois, and I think we would win in New York.
He added that “when we go to court…we want to redo the elections – just from the perspective that we want these elections, we want to look at them very carefully.” We have so much information. There was so much corruption in these elections.
Trump also claimed that he invented the term “caravan” that many of his adversaries say he had one of the great presidencies, and even “saved” Obamacare, his predecessor’s health plan that Trump was obsessed with eliminating, only to have Senator John McCain vote to keep it. Trump has hinted in recent days that he would end Obamacare again if he wins the presidency again.
Ironically, Trump early on accused his opponents of “waging an all-out war on American democracy.”
“Look at what they’ve done, and they’re becoming more and more extremist and repressive. They have just waged an all-out war with each passing day,” said the man who tried to overturn the results of democratic elections and stay in power.
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