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Trump continues to pursue efforts to overturn election results

Trump continues to pursue efforts to overturn election results
Powell is urging Trump to issue an executive order or take other action to seize voting machines in swing states won by President-elect Joe Biden.

President Trump has ratcheted up his efforts to overturn the results of the election as right-wing conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell returned to the White House.(Al Drago/Getty Images) After bending Trump’s ear Friday in the Oval Office along with disgraced former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Powell was back at the White House lobbying aides to join her quixotic push.Trump aides, even diehard loyalists like chief of staff Mark Meadows and White House counsel Pat Cipollone, have warned Trump not to take such extreme steps and have openly pushed back against Powell and Flynn.Powell and Flynn, who needed a presidential pardon to avoid prison for lying to the FBI, are vociferously urging Trump to issue an executive order or take other action to seize voting machines in swing states won by President-elect Joe Biden.

President Donald Trump continues to push to overturn November's election results.Trump himself appears to be determined to continue his dead-end fight to overturn the election results even after the Electoral College voted for Biden and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated the incoming administration.

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