The Democrats have been building a very bizarre theory over the course of the last few weeks, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just upped the ante on the rhetoric surrounding it.
What the left seems to be hellbent on putting out into the world is the idea that Donald Trump will not go quietly should he lose the election in 2020. They believe that Trump, a proud American if there ever was one, will find some way to circumvent the Constitution in order to remain in power. Essentially what they are trying to say is that they think Trump is trying to become a dictator.
This is far-fetched, of course, and serves the Democratic narrative of vilifying Donald Trump.
Still, they persist.
The California Democrat took a jab at Trump, who faces a tough reelection fight against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden this fall, after he declined to commit to accepting the election results during an interview on Fox News Sunday.
“Whether he knows it yet or not, he will be leaving,” Pelosi said Monday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “Just because he might not want to move out of the White House doesn’t mean we won’t have an inauguration ceremony to inaugurate a duly elected president of the United States.”
Madam Speaker continued…
“I’m second in line to the presidency, and just last week, I had my regular continuation of government briefing,” Pelosi said. “This might interest you because as I say to them, this is never going to happen — God willing, it never will — but there is a process. It has nothing to do with if a certain occupant of the White House doesn’t feel like moving and has to be fumigated out of there — because the presidency is the presidency. It’s not geography or location.”
This is far from the first time that a Democrat has suggested that Donald Trump could attempt to remain in the White House despite an electoral loss, and it likely won’t be the last either.
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