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McConnell disputes Trump, vows peaceful power transfer – Sydney Morning Herald

Congressional leaders from both parties have swiftly pushed back after Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election.

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“The winner of the November 3rd election will be inaugurated on January 20th,” McConnell said in a tweet. “There will be an orderly transition just as there has been every four years since 1792.”
Democrat Pelosi said it was “very sad” the President of the United States was even raising this question. “What would our founders think?” she asked.
“Calm down, Mr President,” Pelosi said at a news conference.
She reminded Trump the US was not North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia or other countries wit…

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