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Hogan 'embarrassed that more people' in the GOP 'aren't speaking up' against Trump

Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Sunday that he’s “embarrassed that more people” in the GOP “aren’t speaking up” against President TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media MORE in the wake of the election. 

Hogan told CNN’s “State of the Union” that he was no longer “sure” he’s “confident” that Trump will “do the right thing” and concede after President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenMissouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots Facebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP MORE was declared the victor two weeks ago.

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The Republican governor slammed the “pressuring of the legislatures” to “somehow change the outcome” of the election as “completely outrageous,” expressing concern for how the U.S. will be perceived abroad. 

“We were the most respected country with respect to elections,” he said. “And now, we’re beginning to look like we’re a banana republic. 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,” he added.

The Republican governor said there are a few people from his party that have acknowledged Trump’s loss, citing Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyImpeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP 'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate The Hill's Morning Report - Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history MORE (R-Utah) but adding that an “awful lot of them” have not. 

Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyGovernment used Patriot Act to gather website visitor logs in 2019 Appeals court rules NSA's bulk phone data collection illegal Dunford withdraws from consideration to chair coronavirus oversight panel MORE (R-Pa.) congratulated Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris to be sworn in by Justice Sotomayor using Thurgood Marshall's Bible In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat On The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits MORE on Saturday after a federal judge dismissed a Trump campaign lawsuit alleging voter fraud in Pennsylvania. Only three other Republican senators, Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiImpeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP 'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate The Hill's Morning Report - Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history MORE (Alaska), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsImpeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP 'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time MORE (Maine) and Ben SasseBen SasseSasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Democratic super PAC targets Hawley, Cruz in new ad blitz Hotel cancels Hawley fundraiser after Capitol riot: 'We are horrified' MORE (Neb.), have recognized Biden’s victory.

Citing his father, former Rep. Larry Hogan (R-Md.), who condemned the Nixon administration amid the Watergate scandal, the governor said on Sunday that history "will judge everybody just as they did during Watergate.”

Trump has declined to concede in the election, instead pursuing lawsuits through his campaign promoting false claims of widespread voter fraud among mail-in votes.