Senator Bernie Sanders has said there are “a number of plans” to force Donald Trump to step down if he refuses to leave the White House after losing the presidential election.
Former presidential candidate Bill Maher said on Friday The Democrats have prepared a series of contingency strategies if the president refuses to admit defeat in November.
“The bottom line is that there are things we need to do now to make sure Biden wins,” Sanders said He said to Maher.
“And if Trump tries to remain in office after the loss, there will be a number of plans to make sure he is fired.”
The president refused this week to commit to the peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election.
“We’ll have to see what happens, but I’ve been complaining very badly about the ballot papers. The ballot papers are a disaster,” Trump told a news briefing at the White House on Wednesday.
Comments later compounded He says to his supporters on Friday That “we won’t lose this, unless they cheat.”
“We want a very friendly transition. But we don’t want to cheat. Be stupid … We know there were thousands and thousands of ballots that made the difference through cheating. We won’t stand for it.”
Former Assistant to Vice President Mike Pence He said this week Trump’s refusal to leave office was discussed in the White House.
“It’s scary to me because, to be honest, during my tenure in the White House, I had conversations behind closed doors with White House staff and other government officials, including members of the intelligence community, where we discussed what Olivia Troy, a former assistant vice president, said. Mike Pence who served on the Coronavirus Task Force, then, what if he lost and refused to leave.