Donald Trump is said to have planned a desperate coup in the last days of his tenure in order to remain in office as US President.
Washington DC – Until the last moment, the departing US President Donald Trump tried to cling to his office and probably considered every conceivable scenario for another four years in White house to be able to stay. Long before the election, the US President therefore the narrative picked up that Democrats would try to “steal” his victory using fake postal ballot papers and bought election workers.
Donald Trump: allegations of manipulation and lawsuits – that’s how he wanted to stay in office
When Donald Trump then at the Presidential election actually successively due to the Absentee votes the swing states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania Georgia at Joe Biden lost, he stuck to his allegations and initially did not recognize the result. Trump and his team of advisors filed innumerable lawsuits, had some of the ballots re-counted and checked every possibility choice to contest.
At a meeting with lawyer and conspiracy ideologist Sidney Powell, Trump is even said to have inquired about a possible declaration of martial law. To date, however, the 74-year-old and his team have not been able to provide any conclusive evidence that the choice to Manipulations came and the recounts also confirmed the old result.
Donald Trump’s last coup: US President wanted to replace ministers of justice
A report from New York Times according to should Trump in the last few weeks of his Term of office have planned one last desperate attempt at that Election results to repent and remain in office. In the article referring to four former employees of the Trump teams refers, it is reported that the outgoing US President his Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen wanted to drop off.
The reason for this was that roses Trumps Had declined to abuse his position to, among other things, the election result in Georgia to contest. Rosen, who had only taken over from his predecessor William Barr on December 24th, should therefore dated TrumpsConfidants Jeffrey Clark be replaced, who should then have helped Trump to victory in Georgia through his newly won office.
US presidential election: Trump wanted with all his might to change the results in Georgia
Trumps Efforts that Election result in Georgia had to change in a report of the Washington Post indicated. An audio recording like that could be heard US President the Secretary of State of Georgia Brad Raffensperger has pushed to find more than 10,000 votes for him. Also should Trump Attorney General Pushing Rosen several times to deploy special investigators in Georgia.
Donald Trump In the end, I was only unable to implement his plan because high-ranking employees of the Ministry of Justice had threatened to resign, should the US President Lift Jeffrey Rosen out of office. The external impact of these resignations then probably ultimately dissuaded the 74-year-old from his plan. Either Donald Trump, and Jeffrey Rosen both declined to comment on the reports. (fd)
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