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Hogan ramps up criticism of Trump: 'Stop golfing and concede'

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, one of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Trump's remaking of the judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit MORE’s most vocal GOP critics, stepped up his calls for the president to concede the election to President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE on Sunday after Trump attacked Hogan on Twitter.

Trump on Sunday tweeted a link to a Breitbart story about flaws with some of the coronavirus tests Hogan ordered from South Korea in the spring when Maryland — like many states — was forced to compete with the rest of the U.S. and other nations for limited supplies. The president called Hogan a "RINO," or "Republican in Name Only," and said the governor was "just as bad as the flawed tests he paid big money for."

“If you had done your job, America's governors wouldn't have been forced to fend for themselves to find tests in the middle of a pandemic, as we successfully did in Maryland,” Hogan tweeted in response. “Stop golfing and concede.”

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Hogan is one of a handful of Republican governors, along with Charlie Baker of Massachusetts and Mike DeWineMike DeWineCleveland coronavirus cases up 1,200 percent since early October Hogan ramps up criticism of Trump: 'Stop golfing and concede' More GOP governors embrace mask mandates, but holdouts remain MORE of Ohio, who have criticized the president’s refusal to acknowledge the results of the election and called on him to concede to Biden.

“We were the most respected country with respect to elections, and now we’re beginning to look like we’re a banana republic,” Hogan said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. “It’s time for them to stop the nonsense. It just gets more bizarre every single day, and, frankly, I’m embarrassed that more people in the party aren’t speaking up.”