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Trump’s Hold on GOP Means Few Are Disputing His Election Claims

  • Leaders tread carefully as president warns of stolen election
  • Trump seen wielding influence even if he loses White House
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Trump Says He Would Win 'If You Count the Legal Votes'

Few Republican officeholders have been willing to publicly dispute President Donald Trump as he attacks the integrity of the election system, underscoring how he will remain a potent force in GOP politics even if he ultimately loses the White House.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell treaded a fine line Friday morning, tweeting that all of the legal votes should be counted, illegal ones should be discounted and the courts are available “to apply the laws & resolve disputes.”