DONALD Trump revealed he is still “disappointed” in his Vice President Mike Pence for certifying Joe Biden’s 2020 win as he raged again on Tuesday that it had been “rigged.”
The former president hit out at Georgia for clearing more than 100,000 “obsolete and outdated” names from the voter rolls to clean up the list for future elections.
Trump claimed that the clean-up should have happened before last year’s election as he alleged it is proof that he won the election in Georgia that the names were not cleared beforehand.
Since the election, Trump has repeated baseless allegations that there was widespread voter fraud and the election was stolen from him.
Lawsuits the Trump campaign brought in multiple states have been thrown out of court but he continues to push the allegations.
On Monday evening, he told Real America's Voice host David Brody in an interview that he believes there were “more votes than you have voters in some cases.”
Trump lashed out at Pence as he claimed that the former VP should have sent back the results of the Electoral College or done more about the campaign's claims of election fraud.
"Well, I've always liked Mike and I'm very disappointed that he didn't send it back to the legislatures when you have more votes than you have voters in some cases, and when you have the kind of things that were known then," Trump said.
“I was disappointed that he didn't send it back,' he continued.
“I felt that he had the right to send it back. He should have sent it back. That's my opinion.
"I think you may have found that you would have had a different president right now had he sent them back," he concluded.
Pence was targeted by Trump in the lead-up to the votes being certified by Congress on January 6.
He had claimed that Pence should have “courage” to refuse to certify that Biden had won.
Yet while the Vice President presides over the joint session of Congress that certifies the election results from each state, it is not within their power to prevent the result from being certified.
Trump repeated the claims at a rally in Washington DC on the morning of January 6 before an angry mob of his supporters stormed the US Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification.
Some of the group were heard looking for Pence as they walked around the building.
The former VP was praised for condemning the riot on Capitol buildings immediately while Trump was impeached – but cleared – for the second time with charges of inciting the violence.
Trump also hit out at his Supreme Court appointments Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett for ruling against him on Obamacare during the interview.
They sided with the majority as the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in a 7-2 ruling.
“I am very disappointed. I fought very hard for them, but I was very disappointed with a number of their rulings,” he said of his picks.
In a separate interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network on Monday, Trump said that he had not yet conceded the election.
"No, I never admitted defeat. No, I never, The word is 'concede' and I have not conceded,” he claimed.
"You know, we were always known for free and fair elections. Well, it turns out they weren’t free and they weren’t fair and the world is watching."
On Tuesday, he issued a fiery statement focusing on the results in Georgia where names are being taken off the state’s voter rolls.
“Doing this, they say, will ensure voting files are up to date, while at the same time ensuring voter integrity in future elections,” he wrote.
“BUT WHAT ABOUT THE LAST ELECTION? WHY WASN’T THIS DONE PRIOR TO THE NOVEMBER 3RD PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, where they had us losing by a very small number of votes, many times less than the 101,789 figure?
“This means we (you!) won the Presidential Election in Georgia,” Trump alleged.
“But don’t fret, much other information will soon be revealed about Georgia—and other States as well. It is coming out FAST and FURIOUS. The 2020 Presidential Election was rigged!”
Biden won Georgia by only 11,779 votes but despite Trump’s claims, no evidence of widespread voter fraud has been found in the state.
Trump has hinted on several occasions at a 2024 presidential run, with Pence also reported to be viewing a primary run.
However, a snap poll published on Monday revealed that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is currently beating Trump with a 74 percent GOP approval rating.
The early poll of Republican voters put DeSantis narrowly ahead of the former president who received the backing of 71 percent of those questioned.
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