Ann and I extend our congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. We know both of them as people of good will and admirable character. We pray that God may bless them in the days and years ahead.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) November 7, 2020
On the other hand, Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) took to Twitter to warn against “some republicans who are ready to throw in the towel now.”
Democrats in 2016:
“Russia interfered in the election. We will not accept the integrity of the results!”
Democrats in 2020:
“How dare you raise questions about election integrity!”
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) November 7, 2020
The media do not get to determine who the president is. The people do. When all lawful votes have been counted, recounts finished, and allegations of fraud addressed, we will know who the winner is
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) November 7, 2020
After counting every valid vote and allowing courts to resolve disputes, it is important to respect and promptly accept the result. The orderly transfer or reaffirming of immense power after a presidential election is the most enduring symbol of our democracy.
— Sen. Lamar Alexander (@SenAlexander) November 7, 2020