Is 45 planning to attempt to suspend the Constitution and declare himself a dictator?
He's making very sketchy (more sketchy than usual) moves.
He is absolutely refusing to accept that he lost the election.
His secretary of state just said that they are ready for a peaceful transition to another 4 years, of the tRump administration. Then he said some shit about all the votes being counted and the constitution being followed.
I wonder about tRump's motives. He may make a power grab, banana republic bullshit or just wreck shit on the way out or, as he appears to be doing, grab more cash from his cult. OR all of the above.
He has always ignored the constitution and he will continue to ignore it. His goal us to cause as much destruction as he can to the American system. His disciples believe everything he says. His disciples are ready to revolt, and they will never accept the legitimacy of government again.
A Russian agent couldn't have done more damage.
It's all just their routine posturing. I was pretty worried at first but as world leaders (including China) and FoxNews has openly called it over, it's now just optics and more nonsense.
The interventionists have been breaking it to him daily and he might need removed but my guess is he'll just go golfing and not return. Probably in the middle of the night, to golf in Saudi, after cosmetic surgery and fake documents, so New York State can't kick his ass for financial crimes, but he'll be gone.
The news cycle each day is less and less and less about Trump. It's wonderful! And what is about Trump, is not at all supportive of his current antics.
There may not be a transition, but he has no where to hide in there unless he's gonna be Bunker Boy forever.
In Trump's mind he won the election, and in the minds of millions of his followers. There's nothing to accept, and he's going to do what needs to be done to set it right. If the GOP controlled Senate and the SCOTUS stay behind him, this could get very ugly indeed.
Appointing compliant Secretary of Defense who will roll tanks into Blue states was one of his key indicators for forthcoming shenanigans...
The thing is I think there are too many Generals who will just refuse his orders. Perhaps he wants to claim he was removed by a liberal coup instead of conceding? Man what an inferiority complex that loser has.
I don't see this as a realistic outcome. He would need considerable support within the government and military... which he does not have. I don't see the military following his orders to cease power.
No one (or far too few) is going to follow trump over a cliff.
Let him try. His actions, while anticipated, only shows his robotic personality in that he can never seem to control his instincts. Even though, as a new father, I was clueless on how to raise a child (her mother never bonded with her own daughter) at least I did know teaching my daughter to learn to control her emotions was critical. Obviously this is completely lacking in the FORMER POS. I wonder what, if anything, the Constitution says about removing a recalcitrant leader. Could the military/police be sent in to restore 'law and order'? I actually would love to see this.
All we can do is sit and watch. Impossible to really know what's in another person's mind. That being said, he's made a living from TV so I tend to think it's TV which motivates him. It's possible he's creating the framework for a show from which he will be a shadow Executive. Forever making money from the zealots by telling them how he will soon turn the tables on Democrats for stealing his election. It's a dangerous line he's walking but, in his mind, that's not a consideration for doing or not doing something. Whatever occurs can be used as further distraction and cover so is useful. TV itself is a cover for how he makes money. By borrowing on his name/fame and not paying it back.