(UnitedVoice.com) – For nearly five years, President Trump has been pushing, prodding, and challenging Republicans to stand up and fight. Throughout Trump’s short political career, he faced an onslaught of vicious attacks from Democrats and the left. Instead of backing down, he fights and pushes forward.
With so much on the line after the 2020 election, the president continues to fight. However, he’s trying to get the GOP to stand with him instead of backing down. Even if there’s only a slight chance he can win, he’s not going to stop. Isn’t that really the theme of the Trump presidency?
Trump Challenges McConnell and Senate Republicans
On Monday, December 14, the Electoral College met, and Biden received 302 Electoral College votes. However, that doesn’t settle the matter as multiple lawsuits alleging voter fraud are still pending court dates, and President Trump hasn’t conceded the election. The Congress meets on January 6, 2021, to certify the Electoral College votes. Some Republicans plan to object based on “unlawful votes” due to governors changing election rules without their legislatures.
Unfortunately, the facts didn’t stop several GOP Senators from recognizing and congratulating Joe Biden as the “President-elect,” a term which is not Constitutionally supported, after the votes were cast. After several GOP members surrendered to Biden, President Trump called them out and encouraged them to fight.
Trump's allies slam Mitch McConnell for congratulating Biden https://t.co/ak9nu6420L via @MailOnline. Mitch, 75,000,000 VOTES, a record for a sitting President (by a lot). Too soon to give up. Republican Party must finally learn to fight. People are angry!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 16, 2020
Republican History of Capitulation
In modern times, the GOP refused to take stands or push back. In President George W. Bush’s second term, he refused to push back against false narratives and lies of the left. In late 2001 and early 2002, the world agreed Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. Democrats voted for it in overwhelming majorities in the House and Senate. However, a few years later, they accused Bush of lying and being a warmonger.
Bush never fought back.
Democrats blamed him for the economic crises actually driven by policies pushed Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) before she was the Speaker of the House. A few months later, Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States.
Along Comes Trump
In June 2015, Donald Trump came down the escalator and declared the days of not fighting were over. Immediately after taking office in January 2017, he had to fight off the Russian hoax. Then, it was the sham impeachment. Next, it was the constant charges he was a sexist, racist, xenophobic, homophobe.
Through it all, he kept winning for America.
Now, prominent GOP Senators appear to be bailing on the president after the Electoral College vote. Senators who recognized Joe Biden as President-elect include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), John Cornyn (R-TX), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mike Braun (IN) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN).
Trump’s Not Alone
Trump’s first National Security Advisor and retired Lt. General Michael Flynn, Congresswoman-Elect Marjorie Taylor Greene, and many others publicly voiced their displeasure with Republicans who conceded the 2020 presidential election.
On Tuesday, December 15, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the president would consider pursuing “legitimate litigation” to keep fighting for America.
As Trump continues to fight, he shows Republicans both now and in the future how to fight, as well. The conservative cause and America’s future depend on it.
Don Purdum, Independent Political Analyst
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