Trump the previous day wouldn’t commit to peacefully leave the White House if he loses, repeating baseless claims about mail-in ballot fraud and saying he needs to rush his replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in case the election lands in court.
The winner of the November 3rd election will be inaugurated on January 20th. There will be an orderly transition just as there has been every four years since 1792.— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) September 24, 2020
But the way McConnell’s tweet was worded made many people on Twitter skeptical. Very skeptical. Especially in light of the Senate leader’s plan to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the election, contradicting the election-year argument he made in 2016 when the Senate refused to consider then-president Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland.
NARRATOR: “The Senator was well known for lying shamelessly.” https://t.co/RLdvtGLTuO— Cassandra, Irredeemable Pudgy Nobody (@ChrisWarcraft) September 24, 2020
I totally trust this guy to tell me the truth and not change his mind whenever it suits him and his president.— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 24, 2020
Lots of precedent of principled, non-hypocritical behavior here.
It's not really up to him, but just think about the fact the Senate Majority Leader is out here trying to reassure Americans we won't have a civil war this fall https://t.co/M79zTwlEhp— Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) September 24, 2020
Well this matters a lot because I can’t think of one time McConnell said something and then said the exact opposite as soon as it...