Mitt Romney has become the latest senior figure to tear into Donald Trump’s reaction to losing the Presidential election.
Romney attacked Trump for pressuring local and state officials.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) November 20, 2020
Romney added, “It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American President.”
Retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., also echoed these thoughts.
“Al Gore finally conceded 37 days after the 2000 election, and then made the best speech of his life accepting the result,” Alexander said. “My hope is that the loser of this presidential election will follow Al Gore’s example, put the country first, congratulate the winner and help him to a good beginning of the new term.”
“The prompt and orderly transfer or reaffirmation of immense power after a presidential election is the most enduring symbol of our democracy,”