- According to a report from the Daily Beast, national security officials in Donald Trump’s administration are “horrified” by his accusations that there has been voter fraud in the 2020 election and are making plans for what to do should he refuse to step down if he loses.
- After Trump made a national address on Thursday night making baseless charges about “illegal ballots” being cast, the Beast reports national security officials both in and out of the administration are saying the president’s comments are making their worst nightmares come true.
- “Top national security officials say they have spent the days since the election tracking disinformation about the vote count, including Team Trump’s efforts to erode trust in the ballot tallying and reporting process. According to Dan Coats, the former director of national intelligence under Trump, the president is treading on dangerous ground.
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