Trump says election 'should have been overturned'

Former President TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 committee chair says panel will issue a 'good number' of additional subpoenas Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Pentagon officials prepare for grilling Biden nominates head of Africa CDC to lead global AIDS response MORE said the 2020 election “should have been overturned,” citing his repeated claims of voter fraud despite a lack of evidence.

"Our Supreme Court and our courts didn’t have the courage to overturn elections that should have been overturned," he told Fox News's Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoThe Memo: Fall in white population could add fuel to nativist fire A tale of two chambers: Trump's power holds in House, wanes in Senate The Memo: Biden beats Trump again — this time in the Senate MORE on Tuesday evening in a rare media appearance since leaving office in January. "You’re talking about decisive amounts, hundreds of thousands and even millions of votes." 

After losing the race to now-President BidenJoe BidenFord to bolster electric vehicle production in multi-billion dollar push Protesters demonstrate outside Manchin's houseboat over opposition to reconciliation package Alabama eyes using pandemic relief funds on prison system MORE, Trump and his allies launched a flurry of lawsuits looking to overturn the results of several swing states. Virtually all of them were tossed out for lack of evidence or standing.


Trump’s remarks Tuesday indicate he has no intention of letting go of his unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud even though some Republicans cite his criticisms against the November election as partly to blame for turnout in two Georgia Senate runoffs that Democrats won, handing the party control of the upper chamber.

Many Republicans dropped their questions over the legitimacy of the presidential election after the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill.

The insurrection marked a failed attempt to halt Congress’s certification of the Electoral College results, though the mob did succeed in forcing lawmakers to flee for safety, with some rioters seeking to harm top Republicans and Democrats, including former Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePence says he hopes conservative majority on Supreme Court will restrict abortion access Federal judge to hear case of Proud Boy alleged Jan. 6 rioter seeking release from jail The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit MORE and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiManchin cast doubt on deal this week for .5T spending bill Obama says US 'desperately needs' Biden legislation ahead of key votes Congress shows signs of movement on stalled Biden agenda MORE (D-Calif.).