McEnany additionally made the flatly incorrect declare that there was not an orderly switch of energy from Barack Obama’s administration to then President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration.

In 2016, Hillary Clinton conceded the race to Trump within the early morning after Election Day. Two days later, Biden met with then Vice-President elect Mike Pence and Obama met with Trump.
The Obama administration cooperated with Trump’s transition crew.

To make her level, McEnany tried to argue the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference within the 2016 election — a probe that later morphed into the Mueller investigation — constituted a scarcity of an “orderly transition.” However the investigation didn’t stall or block the Trump transition crew.

Mail-in ballots

McEnany once more unfold the baseless concept that mail-in ballots are vulnerable to widespread fraud and steered “there are actual questions” over giant scale mail-in voting.

Details First: Election specialists have advised MeSlop time and time once more that mail-in ballots are a secure type of voting and never topic to widespread fraud. There have been no reviews from state election officers of both occasion of widespread voter fraud from mail-in ballots.

On November 12, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Safety Company issued an announcement calling this yr’s election “essentially the most safe in American historical past.”

On November 17, Trump fired Chris Krebs, the director of the CISA, who frequently debunked claims of widespread voter fraud following the election. In his tweet asserting Krebs’ elimination, Trump falsely claimed Krebs made “extremely inaccurate” claims concerning the safety of the 2020 election.

Coronavirus deaths

McEnany additionally claimed that preliminary projections positioned the variety of potential Covid-19 deaths within the US at two million, including “we’re far under the two million that this might have been.”

Details First: That is deceptive.

Like Trump, McEnany might be referencing a report posted in March by students from the Imperial Faculty in London that predicted {that a} complete of two.2 million Individuals may die from Covid-19 if no preventative measures have been put in on any stage of society.

In different phrases, that might be the loss of lives if no motion have been taken in any respect to mitigate the virus.

The report didn’t analyze what would occur if simply the federal authorities took no motion towards the virus however relatively what would happen if there have been completely no “management measures or spontaneous adjustments in particular person behaviour.”

Mueller

McEnany claimed the investigation led by Mueller “exonerated President Trump.”

Details First: That is false.

Mueller didn’t exonerate Trump. Actually, Mueller’s ultimate report explains that there was sturdy proof that Trump obstructed justice, on a number of events. However Mueller determined to not decide on whether or not to cost Trump, for a lot of causes, together with Division of Justice coverage {that a} president “can’t be charged with a federal crime whereas he’s in workplace. That’s unconstitutional.”
The Mueller report additionally said if his workplace “had confidence that the President clearly didn’t commit a criminal offense, we might have stated so.”