President Donald Trump on Wednesday refused multiple opportunities to commit to a peaceful transfer of power in January “win, lose or draw in this” November’s election.
Asked by White House correspondent Brian Karem to make a commitment to the American people, Trump refused, saying, “There won’t be a transfer frankly, there will be a continuation.”
“Mr. President, real quickly, win, lose or draw in this election, will you commit here today for a peaceful transferal of power after the election? And there has been rioting in Louisville, there has been rioting in many cities across this country – red and your so-called red and blue states. Will you commit to making sure there is a peaceful transferal of power after the election?” Karem asked the president.
“Well, we’re gonna have to see what happens, you know that. I have been complaining very strongly about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster and-” Trump responded as Karem interjected.
“I understand that, but people are rioting. Do you commit to making sure there is a peaceful transfer of power?” Karem asked again.
“Yeah. I know. We wanna have – get rid of the ballots and you’ll have a very transfer – we’ll have a very peaceful,” Trump said.
He added: “There won’t be a transfer frankly, there will be a continuation. The ballots are out of control, you know it, and you know who knows it better than anybody else, the Democrats know it better than anybody else. Go ahead.”
He refuses to say he’ll accept the results of the election. He won’t commit to a peaceful transfer of power. Donald Trump is the most disloyal, un-American President we’ve ever had. https://t.co/xJLQLosdqC
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) September 23, 2020