Trump's legal team is a 'national embarrassment,' according to one loyal Trump supporter
That's former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie unloading on Donald Trump's lawyers, telling ABC in an interview on Sunday that the president's legal team has failed to provide evidence of fraud and it's now is the time to think of the country first.
Christie pointed to lawyer Sidney Powell's accusations against Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia, which is conducting another recount, despite the long odds of the result breaking in favor of President Trump. After all, Joe Biden, declared the winner Friday, has a 12,670 vote lead in the state.
Powell has also claimed that Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez -- he's been dead for a long time -- joined the likes (https://www.thedailybeast.com/heres-how-hugo-chavez-dead-since-2013-became-responsible-for-trumps-election-loss) of liberal philanthropist George Soros and the Clinton Foundation to swing the election.
"This is outrageous conduct by any lawyer," Christie said. "They allege fraud outside the courtroom, but when they go inside the courtroom, they don't plead fraud and they don't argue fraud.
He said he voted for Trump twice but "elections have consequences," and it's time Team Trump acknowledged the outcome. "The country is what has to matter the most," Christie said. "As much as I'm a strong Republican and I love my party, it's the country that has to come first."
Here's a clip from the interview:
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November 22, 2020 13:56 ET (18:56 GMT)
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