Former Wisconsin House Speaker Paul Ryan denounce plans to challenge election results
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) --- Former House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin recently denounced his colleagues' plans to to challenge election results Sunday, Jan. 3.
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI):— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 3, 2021
“All our basic rights and freedoms flow from a fidelity to the Constitution and the rule of law. This principle is not only fundamentally American but a central tenet of conservatism. Under our system, voters determine the president,...
CNN's Jake Tapper released the statement on Twitter. It said the Trump campaign had "ample opportunity" to challenge election results, calling President-elect Joe Biden's victory "entirely legitimate".
3/ “... “Efforts to reject the votes of the Electoral College and sow doubt about Joe Biden’s victory strike at the foundation of our republic....— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 3, 2021
5/ “... The fact that this effort will fail does not mean it will not do significant damage to American democracy.— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 3, 2021
“The Trump campaign had ample opportunity to challenge election results, and those efforts failed from lack of evidence....
7/“... But Joe Biden’s victory is entirely legitimate.”— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 3, 2021