Lincoln Project resurfaces Kellyanne Conway tweet calling 306 electoral votes 'historic'

The prominent anti-Trump Republican group Lincoln Project resurfaced former White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayPence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign Mark Zuckerberg, meet Jean-Jacques Rousseau? MORE's 2016 tweet calling 306 electoral votes "historic."

"Agreed," the Lincoln Project's Twitter account posted, responding to Conway's four-year-old tweet reading, "306. Landslide. Blowout. Historic."


The group, known for its relentless media content hounding the president's job performance during his time in office, took advantage of the moment as media outlets called 306 electoral votes for President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden's quiet diplomacy under pressure as Israel-Hamas fighting intensifies Overnight Defense: Administration approves 5M arms sale to Israel | Biden backs ceasefire in call with Netanyahu | Military sexual assault reform push reaches turning point CDC mask update sparks confusion, opposition MORE on Friday afternoon.


CNN reported their final tally for the 2020 presidential election Friday at 306 electoral votes for Biden and 232 for President TrumpDonald TrumpGOP-led Maricopa County board decries election recount a 'sham' Analysis: Arpaio immigration patrol lawsuit to cost Arizona county at least 2 million Conservatives launch 'anti-cancel culture' advocacy organization MORE, an inverse from the results of the 2016 election when Trump received the 306 electoral votes.

Meanwhile, the imminence of Biden's return to the White House as president of the United States weighs heavier as numerous legislators from both parties have urged Trump to offer intelligence briefings to Biden in preparation for his presidency.

GOP Sens. James LankfordJames Paul LankfordTop border officials defend Biden policies Rubio and bipartisan group of senators push to make daylight saving time permanent Senate inches toward COVID-19 vote after marathon session MORE (Okla.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham: 'I accept the results of the election' Juan Williams: The GOP's losing bet on Trump Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood causes headache for GOP in key S.C. race MORE (S.C.), both prominent loyalists of Trump, have called on Biden to begin receiving classified information essential to his transfer of power.

"There is no loss from him getting the briefings and to be able to do that and if that's not occurring by Friday I will step in as well, and to be able to push and to say this needs to occur so that regardless of the outcome of the election ... people can be ready for that actual task," Lankford said.

Both Graham and Lankford, among other vocal conservatives in the Senate, support the president's litigation pursuits to ensure the election was rendered honest and fair under the democratic system. They have maintained Biden should have the necessary resources in the event Trump's efforts fail and the results of the election stand.

Still, when asked, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenators shed masks after CDC lifts mandate Trump signals he's ready to get back in the game Manchin, Murkowski call for bipartisan Voting Rights Act reauthorization MORE (R-Ky.) didn't respond to a question about whether Biden should receive classified information.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyTrump signals he's ready to get back in the game Manchin, Murkowski call for bipartisan Voting Rights Act reauthorization 8 in 10 Republicans who've heard of Cheney's removal agree with it: poll MORE (R-Calif.) took a more direct stance, telling CNN that whoever is president on Jan. 20 "will get the information."