President Donald Trump kicked off his Thanksgiving with a spherical of golf at his Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Virginia, complaints about President-elect Joe Biden and touting a Supreme Court docket ruling in favor of non secular teams difficult coronavirus restrictions.
Trump left the White Home Thursday morning and arrived at his golf membership in Sterling, Va. He despatched out a sequence of tweets in route – the primary of which complained concerning the election consequence and the second of which wished individuals a Pleased Thanksgiving.
‘Simply noticed the vote tabulations. There’s NO WAY Biden bought 80,000,000 votes!!! This was a 100% RIGGED ELECTION,’ Trump complained about his Democratic rival.
Twitter flagged the tweet, noting on it: ‘This declare about election fraud is disputed.’
The president has refused to concede the election at the same time as his authorized circumstances difficult the ends in battleground states have gone nowhere, his marketing campaign has turned up no proof of main voter fraud, and states have begun to certify Biden’s victory.
The present tally of the favored votes stand at: 80,045,066 (51%) for Biden and 73,897,658 (47%) for Trump. Moreover, Biden has 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232.
The 2020 contest noticed a document variety of votes. Biden was the primary candidate to earn over 80 million.
Trump then switched into vacation mode, writing ‘HAPPY THANKSGIVING’ atop a retweet from the SCOTUS weblog, which covers Supreme Court docket circumstances. It reported that: ‘Simply earlier than midnight on the night time earlier than Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court docket blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from implementing attendance limits at non secular providers. The vote is 5-4, with Roberts and the three liberals dissenting.’
President Donald Trump kicked off his Thanksgiving with a spherical of golf at his Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Sterling, Virginia
President Trump drives a golf cart on his course close to Washington D.C.
The president tweeted a grievance concerning the election on the best way to play golf
President Donald Trump holds his cellphone as he stands subsequent to a golf cart on his course
President Trump wore certainly one of his signature pink ‘Make America Nice Once more’ caps when he performed golf on Thanksgiving
The Supreme Court docket late Wednesday briefly barred New York from implementing attendance limits at homes of worship in areas designated as arduous hit by the coronavirus.
The court docket’s 5-Four vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and two Orthodox Jewish congregations who had been combating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s October 6 resolution about homes of worship in areas designated pink and orange zones, the place attendance was capped at 10 and 25 individuals, respectively.
New Justice Amy Coney Barrett dominated within the majority whereas the court docket’s three liberal justices and Chief Justice John Roberts dissented.
In two earlier circumstances this 12 months, the court docket on 5-Four votes turned away related requests by church buildings in Nevada and California. These votes occurred earlier than the loss of life of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The president is having Thanksgiving dinner together with his quick household.
‘The First Household can be celebrating the day with quick household for dinner on the White Home. The President and First Girl want everybody throughout the nation a protected and fantastic Thanksgiving,’ stated Stephanie Grisham, the chief of employees to first girl Melania Trump, in a press release.
She didn’t element who was included within the quick household, which might include the president’s grownup kids from his first marriages and the primary girl’s mother and father, who stay close to the White Home.
In his Thanksgiving proclamation, President Trump inspired Individuals to collect and provides thanks.
‘I encourage all Individuals to collect, in houses and locations of worship, to supply a prayer of due to God for our many blessings,’ he stated in a press release.
Trump’s urging Individuals to collect for the vacation comes as day by day deaths from COVID-19 in the US have surpassed 2,100 for the primary since Might as thousands and thousands of Individuals proceed to disregard CDC journey steering and dire warnings from well being consultants that Thanksgiving may very well be the ‘mom of all superspreader occasions’.
President Trump is anticipated to make the standard name to members of the U.S. armed forces serving abroad. That decision is scheduled for three p.m. Thursday however is closed to the media and public.
President Trump checks his cellphone whereas on the golf course
President Trump takes intention as he performs golf on Thanksgiving day
President Trump on his golf course
President Trump’s motorcade arrives at his Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Sterling, Va, on Thanksgiving Day
President Donald Trump and first girl Melania Trump are spending Thanksgiving on the White Home as a substitute of touring to Mar-a-Lago, the place they will have dinner with quick household
Don Jr., the president’s oldest son who examined constructive for coronavirus a few weeks in the past, posted a message to Instagram he’s ‘completed with Rona’ and can spend Thanksgiving with household
Don Jr., the president’s oldest son who examined constructive for coronavirus a few weeks in the past, posted a message to Instagram he’s ‘completed with Rona’ and can spend Thanksgiving with household.
He videotaped the message on Wednesday with girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, noting the couple can be consuming their ‘again up meal’ that day after which having fun with a second Thanksgiving feast.
‘I wasn’t certain if I’d be capable to be cleared to be with my household however I bought the medical OK I’m all completed with the Rona,’ he famous.
‘I bought cleared and we get to spend Thanksgiving the best way it’s meant to be,’ he stated within the video message.
The president can also be reaching out to mates who may very well be having a troublesome time over the vacations.
Eric Bolling, the Sinclair TV host whose son died of an unintentional drug overdose in 2017, tweeted that Trump referred to as him on Thanksgiving Day.
‘three years in the past as we speak: A troublesome first vacation with out my Eric Chase.. the empty Thanksgiving seat being too actual having simply misplaced our son. The cellphone rang: ‘Eric, Melania and I wish to let you know how a lot we really feel for you as we speak’ That decision simply got here once more. Thanks @realDonaldTrump,’ he wrote.
Final 12 months on Thanksgiving, Trump made a shock go to Afghanistan the place he met with President Ashraf Ghani and served Thanksgiving dinner to U.S. troops stationed there.