The Lincoln Project republicans came out in full force last December, declaring in a New York Times op-ed their mission of defeating both Trump this November as well as Trumpism, meaning they are seeking to erase the republican majority in the senate.
Donald Trump claimed on Monday that the 2020 election will be rigged using mail-in ballots. His critics were quick to mock the President for telling his own voters not to bother showing up to the polls.
The conservative Lincoln Project, which has run a series of searingly critical ads against Trump, pointed out that Trump was basically saying his supporters’ votes wouldn’t matter.
“RIGGED 2020 ELECTION: MILLIONS OF MAIL-IN BALLOTS WILL BE PRINTED BY FOREIGN COUNTRIES, AND OTHERS. IT WILL BE THE SCANDAL OF OUR TIMES!” Trump tweeted early Monday.
4D Chess: Trump continues to persuade his base not to vote in November. https://t.co/iZHVpliBvd
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) June 22, 2020
“4D Chess: Trump continues to persuade his base not to vote in November,” the official Lincoln Project Twitter account wrote.
The President wasn’t finished, however. He sent a second tweet attacking mail-in voting and claiming the election would be rigged against him.
“Because of MAIL-IN BALLOTS, 2020 will be the most RIGGED Election in our nations history – unless this stupidity is ended,” he wrote.
“We voted during World War One & World War Two with no problem, but now they are using Covid in order to cheat by using Mail-Ins!”
Critics were quick to point out that mail-in ballots were used during both world wars, while the Lincoln Project further mocked the President
with a Jonathan Frakes video.
The Trump campaign has lashed out at the conservative Lincoln Project following their viral “Mourning in America” ad. The President’s team singled out the group’s members by name.
Donald Trump’s campaign circulated an email with the subject “The Lincoln Project Losers are Scam Artists.”
“The Lincoln Project’s scam artists are as trashy as political grifters can get,” the campaign said.
The email then took aim at individual members of the group, most prominently former Republicans Rick Wilson, Steve Schmidt and George Conway.
Watch the video:
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) May 4, 2020
The President has suggested that Congress wants the administration’s response to Covid-19 to fail. Donald Trump says this is why he won’t let Dr. Anthony Fauci testify.
Trump spoke to the press before heading to Arizona on Tuesday. This will be his first trip outside Washington, D.C. since the pandemic began. He was asked why he wouldn’t let Fauci give evidence to Congress.
“Because the House is a set up. The House is a bunch of Trump haters,” the President said.
Watch the video:
REPORTER: Why won't you let Fauci testify before the House?
TRUMP: "Because the House is a set up. The House is a bunch of Trump haters … they, frankly, want our situation to be unsuccessful, which means death." pic.twitter.com/G3G5OoV5IV
President Donald Trump lashed out at attorney George Conway, the husband of presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, and other Republicans over an anti-Trump advertisement released by The Lincoln Project that criticizes the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
“A group of RINO Republicans who failed badly 12 years ago, then again 8 years ago, and then got BADLY beaten by me, a political first timer, 4 years ago, have copied (no imagination) the concept of an ad from Ronald Reagan, ‘Morning in America’, doing everything possible to get even for all of their many failures,” Trump wrote late last night.
He continued: “You see, these loser types don’t care about 252 new Federal Judges, 2 great Supreme Court Justices, a rebuilt military, a protected 2nd Amendment, biggest EVER Tax & Regulation cuts, and much more.”
Trump went on to assert that he “didn’t use any of the them because they don’t know how to win, and their so-called Lincoln Project is a disgrace to Honest Abe.”
A group of RINO Republicans who failed badly 12 years ago, then again 8 years ago, and then got BADLY beaten by me, a political first timer, 4 years ago, have copied (no imagination) the concept of an ad from Ronald Reagan, “Morning in America”, doing everything possible to….