Christie: Republicans proclaiming election was stolen striving to rating ‘political points’ with those Trump ‘lied to’

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris ChristieChris ChristieSenator releases pictures of guy preferred in link with Capitol riot Press: Only one particular 7 days still left, why impeach him twice? The Hill’s Early morning Report – House to impeach Trump this 7 days More (R) reported Sunday that Republicans who are declaring the election was stolen are seeking to rating “political points” with those previous President TrumpDonald TrumpNYT: Rep. Perry performed position in alleged Trump program to oust performing AG Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey Biden and United kingdom key minister examine NATO, multilateralism through phone More “lied to.”

Christie, an ABC News commentator, slammed his fellow GOP users who have promoted or not rebuked the unfounded promises that President Biden’s election get was not legit, contacting the transfer “shameful.”

“Folks in my get together, who are doing that, fairly frankly, are just seeking to make political factors with these individuals who the president and many others lied to about this more than the course of the 10 months right after the election,” he said. “And it is shameful that they are performing it.”

The former governor informed ABC News’ George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosOfficials brace for next Trump impeachment trial Biden spokesperson: Inauguration at Capitol will reveal ‘resilience of American democracy’ Recently sworn-in GOP lawmaker says he could have ended occupation by voting to impeach Trump Much more that he thinks the region really should prioritize election reform in advance of 2022 to guarantee all of the benefits arrive out swiftly, right after the presidential race took days to get in touch with, and some congressional races took weeks. 

But he managed that “this election was not stolen,” adding that “all the specifics issue in that direction.” 

“The evidence below has shown ideal from the beginning that while each individual election has some irregularities, and I’m guaranteed this one did way too, there ended up no kind of irregularities that would have improved the effects in any 1 condition, permit by itself the four states that would have to have to have been adjusted for the outcome of the election to have been adjusted,” Christie said. 

Christie’s responses comply with Trump’s repeated false statements in the months since Election Working day that the election was impacted by prevalent voter fraud. 

Quite a few Republican lawmakers have backed Trump’s arguments, with some tough the Electoral Faculty outcomes on Jan. 6 – even soon after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol making in a lethal riot to disrupt the vote. 

Biden was officially inaugurated last week, ending the Trump presidency.