Donald Trump: cheers for partial success in Michigan – allies suddenly buckle

  • fromMatthis Pechtold


Two members of the Republican Party in Michigan blocked the acceptance of the Wayne County election results. Trump is already cheering when his allies give in.

  • Donald Trump has the 2020 US election against Joe Biden lost, even in the US state Michigan.
  • There it is to one Scandal when accepting the election result in the district Wayne come through an electoral body.
  • Donald Trump saw himself as a winner until the electoral body won the Joe Biden confirmed a short time later.

Detroit (Michigan) – Donald Trump and his team have loudly but in vain enjoyed a partial success in the fight against Trump’s legitimate election defeat. in the Wayne County, a district in Michigan, two Republican members of the electoral body initially refused to accept the results of the county’s electoral counts. You cited discrepancies in the counting of postal votes. The body consists of four people, two of whom belong to the Republican Party, two from the Democratic Party.

The voted out President Trump promptly burst into jubilation on Twitter, describing the action republican in the county’s electoral body as “brave”. Trump has been trying to annul the result since his defeat in the 2020 US election. He brings up baseless allegations and repeatedly spreads false statements of fact and conspiracy theories. He was deprived of victory and the election was not legal. Some of his supporters and the government remain loyal to him and support him in an attempt to overthrow democracy in the USA.

The elected US President Donald Trump in the White House

© Alex Brandon/dpa

Trump refuses to accept the election result – his spokeswoman has his back

Republican chairwoman Monica Palmer, after vetoing her veto, made a suggestion that she would accept the county election result if the Detroit constituency votes were excluded from the final result. Around 80 percent of the voters in Detroit are black, most of them voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 US election. Laura Cox, chairwoman of the republican in Michigan, released a statement just minutes after the veto, expressing satisfaction with the recognition of evidence of electoral fraud.

Trump’s spokeswoman Kaylegih McEnany attributed the rejection of the result to 234 affidavits, which irregularities in the counting of votes in the Wayne County complain. The “Washington Post“However, when evaluating these affidavits, there was no substantial evidence of manipulation of the election in Michigan Find. Most would base it on the allegation that voluntary observers could not get as close to the count as they wanted. In many of the rooms in which the ballot papers were evaluated, distance regulations were in place to protect against corona.

Loyal to Trump: Michigan Democrats appalled by partisan Republicans

Jonathan Kinloch, one of the two Democrats in the election committee of Wayne County, on the other hand, spoke of a ruthless and irresponsible action that was primarily politically motivated. Also the boss of Michigan Democrats, Lavora Barnes, found clear words for the blockade: Believing conspiracy theories and disregarding the will of the voters is not only shameful, but also a “complete neglect of duty”, as the US medium “The Daily Beast“Reported.

After meeting officials and civilians, the two gave up republican however after and voted for the result. In parallel, they passed a resolution calling on the Secretary of State of Michigan to examine all constituencies where there was a discrepancy between the ballots received and the votes ultimately counted.

Donald Trump: Happy too early about partial success in Wayne County, Michigan

Just at the moment when the county’s electoral body unanimously approved the result, Trump tweeted again about irregularities in Michiganwho would have cost him the victory in the state: “Flip Michigan back to TRUMP!“

US election in Michigan: Clear victory for Joe Biden

The 1.4 million voters: inside in Wayne County The majority voted in favor of Biden in the 2020 US election: The Democratic candidate and the vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris won almost 68 percent of the vote, according to the unconfirmed official result. Sixteen state electorates are scheduled to meet on December 14, 2020 to translate the election of the people of Michigan into an election for Biden. This one has the US election in Michigan with a clear lead of more than 146 thousand votes against Trump won. The six from Trump-Team strained lawsuits can no longer change anything. A re-counting of votes, as is currently being done in Georgia, is also unlikely. Since the US election in 2016, candidates who request a recount have had to prove that a change in the overall result has a real chance.

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