Trump allies' election 'command center' was a war room for attempted coup

Opinion October 25, 2021 News
Trump allies' election 'command center' was a war room for attempted coup

From CNN | Opinion by Dean Obeidallah

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By the end of December last year, there wasn't a good faith basis to demand the 2020 election be overturned. Then-President Donald Trump's lawsuits challenging the results had failed, recounts in various states had confirmed Joe Biden's win and the Electoral College had voted to affirm Biden as the President-elect.

But, as The Washington Post reported on Saturday, none of that stopped Trump allies from running a "command center" in Washington, DC's Willard Hotel with a singular goal: "overturning the results of the 2020 election."

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