KISS frontman Paul Stanley has hit out at Donald Trump after newly launched audio footage revealed the second the President pressured Georgia’s Secretary Of State to “discover” votes that might overturn his election loss to President-elect Joe Biden.
The recording of the January 2 name was obtained by the Washington Submit and confirmed Trump repeating baseless claims of electoral fraud as he criticised Georgia’s Brad Raffensperger for refusing to say he received the election.
“The individuals of Georgia are indignant, the individuals within the nation are indignant. And there’s nothing incorrect with saying that, you already know, um, that you just’ve recalculated,” Trump says within the footage.
Raffensperger then responds: “Effectively, Mr. President, the problem that you’ve is, the info you’ve is incorrect.”
That is ABHORRENT. A real hazard to our democracy. The problem isn’t that it WON’T work. It’s Mob Boss habits and politicians placing social gathering over audits, investigations, court docket rulings & COUNTRY in an effort to overrule the desire of American votershttps://t.co/EmCrqYzaFd was a sass
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) January 3, 2021
In one other a part of the decision, Trump stated, “So look. All I need to do is that this. I simply need to discover 11,780 votes, which is yet another than we have now. As a result of we received the state.
“You must need to have an correct election. And also you’re a Republican.”
Raffensperger then provides: “We imagine that we do have an correct election”, prompting Trump to answer: “No, no you don’t. Not even shut. You’re off by a whole lot of hundreds of votes.”
The footage has since attracted widespread condemnation – with Kiss frontman Stanley amongst these accusing Trump of making an attempt to derail America’s democratic processes.
I’m with you Becky! So after quite a few audits, debunked claims of rampant voter tampering, useless individuals voting & the numerous circumstances thrown out by Trump appointed judges & others… When will not be getting the hoped for consequence accepted?? Biden received. https://t.co/z1KqZ738JI
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) January 4, 2021
Sharing a hyperlink to the WaPo article on Twitter, he wrote: “That is ABHORRENT. A real hazard to our democracy. The problem isn’t that it WON’T work. It’s Mob Boss habits and politicians placing social gathering over audits, investigations, court docket rulings & COUNTRY in an effort to overrule the desire of American voters”.
Trump’s last-ditch try at making an attempt to override Biden’s victory comes as Congress prepares to fulfill on Wednesday (January 6) to certify the election outcomes. Nonetheless, round a dozen Republicans have since introduced that they are going to oppose the Electoral Faculty certification – regardless of offering no proof to again up up allegations of fraud and irregularities within the 2020 vote.
In November final yr, Stanley beforehand criticised members of the Republican social gathering for not speaking out against Trump after he refused to concede defeat within the wake of the vote.
“Republican politicians who now cower earlier than this president are the identical ones that ridiculed & dismissed him within the 2016 primaries,” Stanley wrote on Twitter.
“Their silence IS a alternative & not sharing their opinion IS a coward’s means out. It feeds the distrust that eats on the core of this nation I really like.”
Biden is ready to be inaugurated as U.S. President on January 20.