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Sen. Roy Blunt says ‘it should be up to’ Trump whether he resigns but he should ‘finish the last 10 days of his presidency’

  • GOP Sen. Roy Impolite on Sunday rejected calls for President Donald Trump to resign, insisting that the president should complete his session in office.
  • On the CBS program “Face the Nation,” Blunt said, “No,” when asked if he would call on Trump to resign.
  • “Successfully, it would be up to him, but my view would be is what the president should do is finish the last 10 days of his presidency,” Blunt go on increased.
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GOP Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday threw cold water on calls for President Donald Trump to deliver up, insisting that the president should complete his term in office after a tumultuous week that saw legions of pro-Trump rioters tempest the US Capitol.

Blunt, who did not join his fellow Missourian, Sen. Josh Hawley, or Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, in challenging Arizona or Pennsylvania’s Electoral College upholds on Jan. 6, said on the CBS program “Face the Nation” that he would not join Republican colleagues including Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, who bring into the world called on Trump to resign.

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“Well, it would be up to him, but my view would be is what the president should do is culmination the last 10 days of his presidency,” Blunt said.

In the weeks after the November choosing, Blunt raised objections to calling Joe Biden the president-elect, saying that he wanted Trump’s legal efforts to turn upside down the election results play out in court.

“Well, the president-elect will be the president-elect when the electors vote for him,” Blunt put about at the time. “There is no official job of president-elect.”

Shortly after the Jan. 6 riots, Blunt released a statement stating that “there is not adequate evidence to sustain the objections” to Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College vote win.

He also sought to move on from the violent incident.

“Today’s outrageous attack on the Capitol was a sad day for America,” he said. “But we will move forward and we will continue living up to the example of democracy we have long set for the world.”

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