White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is being pressed on whether the Trump administration condones threats against election workers.
During her press briefing Wednesday, a reporter noted Georgia officials have reported instances of threats against election workers because of Trump’s “false claims on winning the state and his rhetoric about the election.”
The reporter asked McEnany if Trump condemns those threats and if he takes responsibility for them.
“We condemn any threats against anyone. There is no place for violence. What I will say though, too, is that the president’s lawyers, they were doxxed by a left organization, their private information put out,” McEnany said.
She added, “So we’re seeing that happen to people on both sides of the argument and there’s no place for that ever anywhere.”
Watch her remarks below:
.@PressSec: "We condemn any threats against anyone. There is no place for violence.
What I will say though, too, is that the president’s lawyers, they were doxxed by a left organization…" pic.twitter.com/N5QpmMZGS8
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) December 2, 2020
Trump received harsh criticism from Georgia voting systems manager Gabriel Sterling Tuesday for failing to condemn threats made against employees, as IJR previously reported.
“It has to stop. Mr. President, you have not condemned these actions or this language. Senators, you have not condemned this language or these actions. This has to stop! We need you to step up—and if you’re going to take a position of leadership, show some,” Sterling said.
Trump has refused to concede the election on the basis of unsubstantiated allegations of widespread voter fraud.
“To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election,” Barr said.
Trump’s legal team responded to Barr’s comments in a statement.
“With all due respect to the Attorney General, there hasn’t been any semblance of a Department of Justice investigation. We have gathered ample evidence of illegal voting in at least six states, which they have not examined,” the statement read.
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