Toomey calls Trump’s claims of election fraud ‘very disturbing’

    Talking with CBS This Morning Friday, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., called President Donald Trump’s comments about a stolen election Thursday “very disturbing.”

    On Thursday night Trump made false claims that Democrats were trying to “steal” the election.

    Breaking with Trump, Toomey said, “The president’s speech last night was very disturbing to me because he made very, very serious allegations without any evidence to support it.”

    Toomey continued, “I voted for President Trump. I endorsed President Trump. I want the next president to be the person who legitimately wins the Electoral College and I will accept the results.”

    However, on ABC News with George Stephanopoulos, Toomey called the state’s Supreme Court “rogue” and said that there was a lack of transparency in Philadelphia vote counting.

    Toomey also repeated Trump’s trope that “all the legal votes need to be counted.”

    Cassie Miller
    A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared.