'At what point is this treason?' Pompeo’s claim there will be a ‘smooth transition to a 2nd Trump administration’ draws furor

'At what point is this treason?' Pompeo’s claim there will be a ‘smooth transition to a 2nd Trump administration’ draws furor
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivers remarks to the media at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on October 21, 2020. [State Department photo by Freddie Everett]

With President-elect Joe Biden ahead of President Donald Trump by at least 4.2 million in the vote count after flipping Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and other states that Trump won in 2016, Democrats as well as some conservatives are calling for Trump to concede — which he is refusing to do, vowing to fight the election results in court and insisting voter fraud robbed him of a victory. When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked if he would help out in the transition to a Biden Administration, he responded, "There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump Administration." And Twitter is going wild with reactions.

Here are some of the reactions to Pompeo's outrageous statement:

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