TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick, QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre, Danko Jones and ex-SKID ROW/SAIGON KICK drummer Phil Varone are among the rockers who have reacted to President Donald Trump's baseless claim that the presidency was being stolen from him as vote counts showed his path to victory disappearing.
"This is a case where they're trying to steal an election, they're trying to rig an election, and we can't let that happen," Trump said in an appearance in the White House briefing room earlier today, offering no evidence to back up the claims and vowing to take the matter to the Supreme Court.
"If you count the legal votes, I easily win. If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us, if you could the votes that came in late," Trump said.
"We were up by nearly 700,000 votes in Pennsylvania. I won Pennsylvania by a lot and that gets whittled down to, I think they said now we're up by 90,000 votes, and they keep coming and coming and coming, they find them all over," he said, adding "our numbers started miraculously getting whittled away in secret."
On Wednesday, the Trump campaign took legal action in an effort to prevent former Vice President Joe Biden from reaching the 270 electoral votes needed to win the election. The lawsuits contest ballot counting in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia.
Trump's lead in Georgia slipped to about 3,600 votes as of 7 p.m. Thursday. The state has approximately 19,000 ballots left to count, according to the Washington Post. In Pennsylvania, Trump's lead dropped to under 65,000 votes and is expected to shrink as more ballots are counted in heavily Democratic areas. Several hundred thousand ballots remain to be counted.
Trump has frequently baselessly attacked mail-in voting as being susceptible to fraud, despite evidence showing that such voter fraud is exceedingly rare. Because of this, Democrats have voted disproportionately by mail, while Republicans have voted disproportionately in person.
— Alex Skolnick (@AlexSkolnick) November 6, 2020
— Todd La Torre (@ToddLaTorre) November 6, 2020
They should not air his press conferences. Lie after lie. Disinformation. Misinformation. Everyday this motherfucker tears us apart.
— Doc Coyle (@DocCoyle) November 5, 2020
Hey @realDonaldTrump .. Way to lie to the bitter end... So with your theory, the states you won are a fraud as well? Dude, get some fucking help, you are delusional... Leave with dignity... It's pathetic and embarrassing... #TrumpMeltdown #TrumpIsLosing
— Phil Varone (@REALPHILVARONE) November 6, 2020
Someone has to cut off this stupid press conference of utter horse shit.
— Danko Jones (@dankojones) November 6, 2020
Dear America, let's Count Every Vote and then when they are all in, count them again. And if whoever is the loser still thinks the numbers are illegitimate, #CountEveryVote a third time. Problem solved! pic.twitter.com/Fr4dHJ2O5l
— del james (@deljamesgang) November 6, 2020
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) November 5, 2020
If the rest of our government actually wants to start working together the first thing they should do is agree that they should be looking at Article 25. Trump has lost his collective minds.
— KevinLyman (@KevinLyman) November 6, 2020
It’s so weird how the Trump Trolls have instantly disappeared off Twitter. They stopped on Election Day. Must have been their last pay day... ?
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) November 5, 2020
The latest election count...
Biden - 264
Trump - 214
POWERMAN - 5000
— Spider One (@therealSpider1) November 5, 2020
Why then do so many Trump supporters just repeat all his crazy, non-factual sound bites as a basis for their own beliefs? Not doing any solid research or their own critical thinking is part of a blind faith cult like following? https://t.co/7wpCxNbYH1
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) November 5, 2020
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In the eve of an historic moment, desperation and fear has erected a 9 foot barricade around the perimeter of the #PEOPLESHOUSE, caging himself from the country he is supposed to lead. This is not leadership, this is cowardice.
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