Trump heads to Phoenix on Saturday for a “Rally to Save Our Elections!” event organized by the conservative group Turning Point Action. He is likely to refer to his baseless claims that widespread voter fraud occurred in last year’s election.
“How dangerous is it for Donald Trump to come to your state tomorrow, do you think?” »CNN jim coastsJames (Jim) AcostaTwo Shot Outside Popular DC Restaurants, Police Still Looking For Fauci Suspects: Smallpox Would Not Have Been Eradicated With Today’s ‘Fake News’ Trump Brings To The Border MORE Hobbs asked in “The Situation Room” on Friday.
“Well, it’s dangerous. I’m glad you pointed that out. But the bottom line is that it doesn’t matter what he says or does. Nothing will change the outcome of the 2020 election. But that doesn’t change how dangerous it is either, ”said Hobbs, who is competing in Arizona’s 2022 gubernatorial race.
“The bottom line is that the Arizonans are tired of being led by conspiracy theorists. They don’t support this bogus audit, and they’re ready for leaders who are going to put these partisan games aside and deal with real issues, ”Hobbs continued.
Heeding Trump’s call to reconsider the 2020 election results, Republicans in the Arizona State Senate launched a Maricopa County-focused audit in December, which President BidenJoe Biden Biden Allows Up To 0 Million For Afghan Refugees Poll: 73% Of Democratic Voters Would Consider Voting For Biden In 2024 Primary Biden Shows Presidential Power In Campaign With Virginia McAuliffe MORE gained more than 2 percentage points in November, in an attempt to undermine election results.
Biden won the state by more than 10,000 votes, the first time a Democratic presidential candidate has won Arizona since 1996.
“So what is your message to Donald Trump before this rally?” Don’t come? Acosta asked later.
“Well, I mean like most adults take your loss and accept it and move on. … Nothing that happens here will change the outcome, and, really, it’s nothing more than being a sore loser, ”said Hobbs.