‘This is Disgusting!’ Maria Bartiromo Goes Off After Trump Claims Biden Could Not Have Received More Black Votes Than Obama


Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo expressed outrage on Sunday as President Donald Trump leveled a series of baseless allegations of voter fraud in support of the outlandish conspiracy theory that the election was stolen from him.

Bartiromo, whose network Fox News has called the race for Joe Biden, landed the first interview with Trump since he lost re-election. The lengthy phone conversation, which came as top Republicans prepare for a Biden administration and the Trump administration begins the transition, focused almost entirely on Trump’s claims that the election was stolen through fraud.

A dizzying series of false claims and conspiracy theories were mounted by Trump and Bartiromo throughout the interview, ranging from allegations that the FBI and Justice Department were involved in the stolen election to claims that the election was rigged through voting machines.

Trump also repeatedly claimed that Biden could not have won more votes than former President Barack Obama, citing this hunch as evidence the election was rigged.

“We won the election easily. There’s not way Joe Biden got 80 million votes. There’s no way Joe Biden beat Barack Obama in the Black communities of various cities,” Trump said. “This election was a fraud. It was a rigged election.”

“This is disgusting!” Bartiromo exclaimed in response. “And we cannot allow America’s election to be corrupted.”

While many on the news side at Fox have rejected the president’s claims as baseless, Bartiromo has remained a loyal supporter of Trump in the weeks after his loss. The Fox anchor has granted ample air time to conspiracy theories that he won the election, until the race was stolen through mass fraud — a claim that has been rejected by Republican lawmakers and Trump-appointed judges.

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