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Former Hoosier VP Dan Quayle: Trump should 'move on' and accept election loss

Posted at 3:32 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 15:32:49-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Republican Vice President and Hoosier Dan Quayle said Monday it was time for President Donald Trump to “move on” and accept that Joe Biden will be the next president.

Quayle, 73, is the only surviving member of the last incumbent presidential ticket to be defeated, when he and President George H.W. Bush were defeated by Bill Clinton in 1992. Bush died in 2018.

“Unfortunately, we were the last incumbent president to lose, and it’s not easy,” he told the New York Times Monday. “But we’ve had enough time to look at what’s going on, there have been a lot of allegations they continue to investigate, but from my viewpoint I don’t think there’s any systemic fraud.”

Quayle is one of the few Republicans to speak out and urge Trump to accept the results of the election. He said he expects more people to speak out as time goes on.

“It’s time to move on, and therefore I hope that there’s some sort of announcement from the White House sooner rather than later,” Quayle said.