DNI Ratcliffe Says Election Disputes Need to be Resolved Before Winner Announced


Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said that, prior to a winner being announced as a result of the November Presidential election, the election disputes need to be resolved.

From The Epoch Times:

“These election issues, we’ll see who is in what seats and whether there is a Biden administration,” he told “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo.

Ratcliffe referred to the massive expansion of mail-in voting as a reason for much of the election disputes we are seeing across the country.

President Trump warned that this would be a mess when Democrats began their push for nationwide mail-in voting.

 

“That’s about an 80 percent increase over anything we’ve ever seen before, so it’s little wonder that we see what’s happening around the country as a result of that, with mail-in balloting and all of the questions—and the questions that are being raised in lawsuits and by everyday Americans about what happened in the election,” Ratcliffe said.

Ratcliffe pointed to some of the evidence that has been seen over the last week such as the Georgia video where election workers pulled out suitcase-like cases full of ballots, shortly after most workers left for the night, and the truck driver who drove hundreds of thousands of ballots from New York to Pennsylvania and then says his trailer full of ballots disappeared. There has also been a lot of testimony from election workers saying they witnessed vote switching and in some instances weren't even allowed to monitor the verification of signatures, ballots, or counting.

All of this has led many to believe this election was not a fair and legal process. It certainly lacked in transparency.

“But people need to understand that’s different than election fraud issues—things like postal drivers saying they took 200,000-plus ballots from New York to Pennsylvania. Tens of thousands of ballots supposedly mailed in, but no folds or creases in them. More votes than ballots issued in places,” Ratcliffe said. “People pulling out suitcases and video evidence of that with questionable explanations for that. Those are issues of election fraud that need to be investigated and there’s a lot of them and it’s not just one person or one group of people. It’s across the country.”

At the end of the day, Ratcliffe says many don't believe the process was legitimate and therefore these disputes need to be investigated and resolved before we can just move on and declare a winner.

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35 thoughts on “DNI Ratcliffe Says Election Disputes Need to be Resolved Before Winner Announced”

  1. Fool me once , it is your fault. Fool me twice, it is my fault. Jan.5 Georgia Runoff fraud will happen again if Republicans are too confident or not put your foot down.

  2. So the FBI is finally getting involved in investigating something the people have been calling for, for months. Let’s hope it is sincere and not just more grandstanding.

  3. THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH IS WHAT MOST AMERICANS WANT, BUT ONLY THE AMERICANS WHO LOVE THIS GREAT COUNTRY AND WOULD LIKE TO KEEP US FREE TO DO WELL.

  4. before congress or the house starts to even think about filing charges on President Trump, they had better back step and start at the beginning. with Hillary Clinton’s leak of national security. then peloski and all the others that committed treason by speaking against our President, and tearing up a legal document in front of the entire United States of America.Hanging idols that looked like our president from a tree.
    Then you have the Biden family and all the money they stole from Ukraine.
    You had all better stop and think ;
    YOU WORK FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!!!!

  5. The issues need to be addressed in order of importance and effectiveness. 1.) A joint forensic investigation by election officials, Trump, and Biden software and hardware experts to determine if the Dominion equipment can or cannot be compromised. 2.) SCOTUS must rule on the admission of votes of a state that violates its own constitution or the US Constitution. In cases where the process was flawed, the US Constitution specifies the remedies available. 3.) Large scale voter dumps into the tabulation systems, particularly without transparency need to be investigated. And 4.) smaller fraud accusations should only be investigated if such fraud can be shown to be pervasive and significant.
    We cannot just sweep the election vote under the rug and still have a country.

  6. Sadly, this is the high level person to say this. Everyone just wants it to go away, but that’s not fair to the American public. This election has been flawed with fraud and error. The way the officials of these states have dismissed obvious issues and irregularities have left voters no longer believing in the voting process or their state elected officials.

  7. I totally agree with Mr. Ratcliff. It is hard for this 80 year old white male has experienced such dishonesty and out right stealing in our election process. What has happened to the Golden Rule? How do the cheaters sleep at night? Maybe that’s the answer, they don’t sleep and stay up all night plotting their next dishonest move. Have they forgotten how they got to be so successful in this country? It was because the laws permitted themselves to take advantage of the American Dream? Now they want to take illegal and dishonest approaches to young Americans so they can’t realize their future dreams. It is shameful the extent greedy people take to suppress others!!!!
    Keep this action rolling until Sleepy Joe is removed from his throne of president elect. A distinguished legal scholar said recently,”There is no such Office of President Elect”.

  8. The truth about what happened in this election needs to be told. I hope that you will investigate every aspect of this process before declaring a winner. How will Americans be able to trust the election process ever again otherwise?

  9. If biden is not given the presidency there will be riots.
    If biden does assume the presidency there will be revolution.

  10. It is about time someone says something. I would love to see OLD BIDEN stopped in his tracks from getting to the White House. We do not need a PUPPET like Biden in the White House because he cannot even do anything right!!!

  11. The basic question is why state courts changed the election counting deadlines specified by the state legislatures and VIOLATING the state CONSTITUTION by courts who are to PROTECT the INTEGRITY of their own Constitutions, Why are court judges PROTECTED when they legislate from the bench violating their own OATH OF OFFICE. It is the COURTS themselves who should be investigated by entities protected from retribution. Judges seem to be treated as GODS and are free of any malpractice. When no integrity and honesty are replaced by political interpretations of LAW we will have NO VALUE TO THE VERY WRITTEN LAW which is the basic reason that defines the individual protection of LIFE,LIBERTY,and THE PURSUIT of HAPPINESS and thus no longer HAVE any FREEDOMS to our way of life as Americans

  12. This must be investigated and the guilty must serve jail time. This corruption has to be exposed and destroyed or our country will not survive as we know it. Based upon the amount of red states, the message is clear. Americans do not want socialism. Americans are sick of corrupt politicians and Americans want Americans to be considered first.

  13. I have to agree with Ratcliffe. Get all the Ballot’s counted before you can say anyone has won. I can’t stand the Cheating and Stealing saying Dementia Joe is the President, He isn’t anything yet, and all he will do IF he does make it to the WH is Destroy everything Our President now has done for Our Country and The Good American People. Another thing I agree with Gloria Christian. Stop all of this Crap Trump for Prison. Start with Obama. then on down to Hillary, then Comey, Pelosi, Schumer, Nadler, Schift. You then have someone that Wants to be President and he is a Criminal. He has taken money from Russia, Ukraine, and of course his Good Buddy China. This is just a bit of what the Article and this is not the only one I Have recieved that comes to my email. Dementia Joe is a Big Security Risk to the USA. Not one of us know what that Dementied Man hjas told thos other Country’s since he has known all of them since he was in cahoot’s with Corrupt Obama. YES, everybody should think before they decied to do anything. People are just waiting and they are going to be Trigger Happy and The Communist Party will be sorry they started anything they will be run over like a Bulldozer and it will serve them right. Everybody is sick to death at what all these Evil, Corrupt, Stealing, Cheating Communist are doing. I don’t care who is paying them Big Money. Then you got the Corrupt Barr that has leaned to the Left he will get his just too. They are all a Bounch of Baffoon’s.They aren’t True American’s if they was they would want to see this Country Prospher but NO they want to tear down and Destroy.

    Biden’s picks: Lobbyist with Chinese communist ties to trade team
    There long have been concerns about the influence of China’s communist regime over Joe Biden, who has downplayed Beijing as a global threat.
    When he was vice president for Barack Obama he took his son, Hunter, along with him on an Air Force Two trip to Beijing, where Hunter struck a $1.5 billion deal.
    Now, the Washington Free Beacon has named a lobbyist who has ties to Chinese Communist Party-run technology firms to oversee Biden’s review team for the Office of the United States Trade Representati
    Ted Dean is a former administrative bureaucrat under Barack Obama who worked for multiple organizations that dealt with the business and technology arms of the Chinese Communist Party.
    Dean also was the principal and president of a large Chinese tech consulting firm and the chairman of a China-friendly business lobbying organization.

    From 1999 to 2013 he was at BDA China Limited, which advises on investments in China, the company’s website explains.

    “BDA scrubbed details from its site describing how the company was founded following a conference hosted by the Chinese government,” the Free Beacon said. “While BDA has not publicly disclosed its Chinese clientele, a 2016 New York Times report said BDA helped raise capital for state-owned enterprises including China Unicom, China Telecom, and China Mobile. China Unicom and China Telecom were named in April as companies that are vulnerable ‘to the exploitation, influence, and control of the Chinese Communist Party,’ according to Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai.”
    Biden’s team didn’t respond to Free Beacon requests for comment.
    Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., suggested it looks like a Biden administration would be less aggressive with “America’s chief geopolitical rival.”
    “There are already several potential appointees whose coziness with China would disqualify them from working in a normal administration. But this administration’s stance towards China isn’t normal,” Banks warned.
    “Joe Biden is poised to undo consensus U.S. foreign policy which treats China as our foremost global adversary. Why? I’m not sure. But I do know Biden’s financial ties to China predate his recent cabinet picks and involve people a lot closer to Joe Biden than any cabinet appointee.”
    Dean also is tied to China through his position as chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China a number of years ago.

  14. This would make common sense. The liberal, leftist, elite demon-c-rats do not believe in common sense. So they are the ones that need to be told this No announcement of who won until the electoral collage has voted.

  15. Even us regular folks know fraud when we see it happening. Too bad we aren’t as smart as our elected officials that don’t know fraud from a hole in their ___! You have Mark Zuckerburg PLOTTING with main stream media and that’s NOT enough proof! Thousands of votes extra, WE WATCH as the Arizonia democratic poll workers run ballots through the system many times with NO Republican poll watchers present, but it’s just because we are stupid that we see the truth. You boys and girls better remember that GOD HAS HIS EYE ON YOUR FRAUDULENT MOVES, not just us dumb people! I personally can’t wait to see his punishment on your lies and fraudulent actions against HIS NATION!!!

  16. Why wait? The media supports what they claim was a fair election and repeatedly tell us Trump is wrong.

    Isn’t the “MEDIA” the arbitrators of what’s right and wrong for Americans to believe?

  17. There is all kinds of election fraud claims out there and yes i think those claims need to bd investigated thoroughly.

  18. I’ve lost total faith in our electoral process. I will still vote in the Senate race but I don’t have confidence that my vote will be counted and if it is, where the vote went to. I’ve not seen election like this in my life with such utter lack of transparency and potential for such MASSIVE fraud. If this is not resolved, we will never have a proper election again. IF THIS IS NOT RESOLVED, OUR COUNTRY IS OVER!!! The Roman Empire was not destroyed. It withered and rotted from the INSIDE.

  19. I for one will never believe this election was either Fair or Legal. I am more than convinced fraud did in fact take place in many states. If we allow this fraudulent election to stand we as a country are doomed and our future elections will never again be trusted. How can the Democrat challenger receive more votes than any other presidential candidate in history including those received by the first Black Presidential candidate in history against the most popular President in history? The numbers themselves should be questionable, much less even close to possible

  20. AT LAST!!! PRESIDENT TRUMP PREDICTED THE DEMOCRATS WOULD SOMEHOW SKEW THE ELECTION IN THEIR FAVOUR, AND THE PROOF IS OUT THERE THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT THEY DID.
    SO LETS GET THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD BECAUSE JOE BIDEN CERTAINLY DID NOT WIN THE 2020 ELECTION, PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP DID, AND HERE’S HOPING THE DEMOCRATS, ALL OF THEM, FACE COURT FOR ELECTION FRAUD AND TAMPERING, TREASON, SEDITION, AND LYING.
    A FIRING SQUAD WOULD BE TOO GOOD FOR THEM.

  21. ON THE EARLY MORNING OF NOVEMBER 3, 2020 HEARD MARTIN LUTHER KING’NIECE SAY THAT SHE HAD JUST VOTED AND SAID THE DEMOCRATS ARE GOING TO TRY AND STEAL TRUMP’S ELECTION’ AND GEORGIA AND PENNSYLVANNIA DID NOT FOLLOW THE RULES OF OUR CONSTITUTION

    1. this is Janet Maloy and it was on FOX & FRIENDS NEWS THAT I HEARD MARTIN LUTHER KING’S NIECE SAY THAT SHE HAD JUST VOTED FOR TRUMP BECAUSE HE STOOD FOR GOD, FAMILY AND ETC. EVERYTHING THAT SHE BELIEVES IN ; BUT AFTER VOTING SHE WALKED INTO A DEMOCRATIC POLLING STATIOM AND BECAUSE SHE IS A RESTERED DEMOCRAT; SOMEONE IN THE POLLING STATION TOLD HER THEY ARE GOING TO TRY TO STRAL TRUMP’S ELECTION. FOX NEWS SHOULD HAVE RECORDED THOSE COMMENTS.

  22. President Trump did not lose this election. Biden is a joke and couldn’t manage his way out of a wet paper bag in a rain storm. In my opinion, Trump is the most effective president I have ever voted for, including President Reagan, who was my favorite until Trump came along.

  23. I would like to know just when the Republican Party will grow a Back Bone and stand up against these Democrats/Leftists/Liberals/Socialists. The time for being the nice guy is over, in fact it has been over for a very long time. The reason that many Republican Politicians are in office is because of President Trump. It is time to stand up and stand behind the President because unless you do you will be the one voted out by the Corrupt Washington Swamp.

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