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McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

25 days ago   |   By WYFF

Congressional leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are pushing back after President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.
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Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans are dismissing concerns over Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power

Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans are dismissing concerns over Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a number of other top congressional Republicans brushed off or only issued vague statements rebuking President Donald Trump refusing to commit to a peaceful transfer of power.
At a Wednesday evening press briefing, Trump not only declined to accept to holding a peaceful transition of administrations if he loses the elections but said that ballots themselves - a key mechanism of the voting process - are "a disaster"
"Well, we're going to have to see what happens. You know that I've been complaining very strongly about the...
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'There will be an orderly transition': McConnell dismisses Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power

'There will be an orderly transition': McConnell dismisses Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power

25 days ago   |   By NBC News

While top Republicans downplayed Trump's comments, Democrats pounced, with some describing the president's words as chilling and others calling him a fascist.
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Republican Leaders Reject Trump Hedging On Transfer Of Power Amid War Over Confidence

Republican Leaders Reject Trump Hedging On Transfer Of Power Amid War Over Confidence

25 days ago   |   By NPR

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others rebuked President Trump's equivocation about whether he might transfer power peacefully against a backdrop of uncertainty about the ongoing election.
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McConnell, other Republicans split with Trump on peaceful transfer of power

25 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell joined other Republican lawmakers in rallying to the defense of constitutional government on Thursday, after President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following the Nov. 3 election.
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