Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) has spoken out to warn that President Donald Trump will not leave "quietly at night" after Joe Biden is declared the election winner.
Romney speaks out against Trump
"You will not change the nature of President Trump … He is who he is. He has a relatively relaxed relationship with the truth," Romney said on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday. "I am convinced that he is will accept the inevitable when all means are exhausted, when they are exhausted in a way that is unfavorable for him. "
"But don't expect him to walk quietly at night. That's not how he works," he added. "I would prefer to see a more graceful departure, but that's just not in the man's nature."
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Trump has not yet conceded to Biden and has instead filed various lawsuits challenging the outcome in various states, claiming there was election fraud. Romney also commented on Trump's future legal strategy.
"I'm more concerned about the language used. I think it's okay to pursue whatever legal path you have. But I think you have to be careful with your choice of words. I guess if you say the choice." has been corrupted or stolen or tampered with, unfortunately this is rhetoric picked up by authoritarians around the world, "Romney told NBC News" Meet the Press.
“I think it also discourages trust in our democratic process here at home. And in the face of the struggle between authoritarianism and freedom, I think it's very important that we don't use language that can promote a course in history that would be very, very unfortunate, ”he added.
Romney wants Americans to get behind Biden
Romney, long seen as a Republican without Trump, called on the country to stand behind Biden.
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I think half the country thinks this is a great idea. I think the other half think this isn't such a great idea, but the reality is given the fact that statisticians have come to a conclusion at this point. I think we stand behind the new president unless this is lifted for some reason. “Said Romney.
"We stand behind the new president and wish him all the best. I congratulate and will keep this president in our prayers like the last president," he added.
CONTINUE READING: Romney blames Trump for "hateful" policies – ignores Biden's previous attacks
This piece was written by James Samson on November 8th, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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