Left-wing host Chuck Todd shockingly says Trump has launched ‘assault on our democracy’ and thinks he will fail

LEFT-wing host Chuck Todd shockingly claimed Donald Trump has launched an "assault on our democracy" and said he thinks the president will fail.

The 48-year-old TV journalist made the divisive remarks on NBC’s “Meet the Press" on Sunday morning.


Todd was referring to Trump's attempt at making a "legitimate defeat into a fraudulent victory."

The NBC presenter said: “In the days immediately following Joe Biden’s victory, it was easy to dismiss President Trump’s reality-denial as working his base, or just a tantrum, or some sort of strategy for his post-presidency strategy.

"But now his antics look less like a fit of pique than an assault on our democracy.”

Todd recalled how President Trump's allies have been pushing lawmakers over the past week to overturn the voters and, instead, vote for Trump.

He added: “At the same time, the president is denying Biden’s team access to information that would allow the new president to deal with the COVID crisis on day one, among other things.

"Simply put, that decision could be costing lives in a country where more than a quarter-million have already been lost.

"Mr. Trump’s effort to turn a legitimate defeat into a fraudulent victory appears headed for failure.”


Despite widespread criticism of Trump's continued to concede his defeat and Joe Biden being announced as the president-elect on November 7 by major news networks, the president declared "we will win" on Sunday night.

Trump showed his optimism in a 2020 presidential election turnaround in a late-night tweet.

He also ripped the "egregious" fraud – claiming there were more votes than voters in some swing states.

Trump wrote to Twitter: "In certain swing states, there were more votes than people who voted, and in big numbers. Does that not really matter?

"Stopping Poll Watchers, voting for unsuspecting people, fake ballots and so much more.

"Such egregious conduct. We will win!"

His tweet comes on the same day the president launched an appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

It also comes after US District Judge Matthew Brann on Saturday shot down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots.

The November 22 appeal followed a judge's dismissal of Trump's Pennsylvania election lawsuit saying his legal arguments had been "haphazardly stitched together" like "Frankenstein's monster".

The original lawsuit – which was filed on November 9 – had alleged inconsistent treatment by election officials of certain mail-in ballots.

The new appeal is Trump's latest move in his long-winded battle to challenge the results of the 2020 election which declared Joe Biden the winner.

Biden was announced as president-elect on November 7 by major media networks.

President Trump's campaign thanked Judge Brann for "helping us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the US Supreme Court" by throwing out his lawsuit.

But Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani shared a statement from the campaign on Twitter calling Brann an "Obama-appointed judge" and hinted that their case would soon head to the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, the Trump campaign has moved to distance itself from lawyer Sidney Powell on Sunday, releasing a statement that said she is not a member of their legal team.

On Saturday, the President slammed Toomey on Twitter over what he called a "witch-hunt."

Trump was responding to a tweet from Fox News presenter Mark Levin about a Wikipedia addition claiming the President is trying to "steal" Pennsylvania's electors.

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