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Like ‘Mad King George:’ Trump spends days after vote muttering ‘I won, I won’

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30.11.2020

US President Donald Trump has spent the last few weeks since the election continuing to deny his loss, surrounded by those who would only tell him what he wanted to hear, with one adviser comparing him to “Mad King George.”

He’s like “Mad King George, muttering, ‘I won. I won. I won,’ ” the Washington Post, in an in-depth look at Trump’s state of mind, quoted one close advisor as saying.

The report, which was based on interviews with 32 people close to Trump, including senior administration officials, campaign aides and other advisers, describes how aides were happy to confirm Trump’s views despite his clear loss.

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They were “happy to scratch his itch,” the report quoted the adviser as saying. “If he thinks he won, it’s like, ‘Shh . . . we won’t tell him.’ ”

But the report also detailed how Trump’s sycophants went to far, including lawyers Rudy Guliani and Sidney Powell who alleged that there was a conspiracy to rig the election led by Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, who died seven years ago.

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