The internal White House email was sent despite efforts by the president and his GOP allies to overturn the election's results.
"If he had voted for Joe Biden or he had written Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse, we would still be prosecuting this case," Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer said.
"We are working every avenue to stop this coup & to stop our Republic from crumbing," Kelli Ward tweeted.
On Saturday the president tweeted that the cyberattack was "far greater in the Fake News Media than in actuality" but could have affected "our ridiculous voting machines."
A former Houston, Texas police officer allegedly ran an air conditioning repair truck off the road, wrongly believing the truck contained 750,000 fake ballots that Democrats were planning to use in a massive voter fraud plot.
"It frankly puts our democracy at risk," warned Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat.
"I thought I was going to win, too, when I ran for president in 2012. I didn't. I didn't go out and say fraud," Romney said Monday night after the Electoral College votes were finalized.
"I feel we need to take steps to restore confidence in our elections," Georgia's secretary of state said.
"Do you feel comfortable throwing out millions of votes of your fellow Americans?" Chris Wallace asked Representative Steve Scalise.
"I think the processes say it's over on Monday if the electors vote for Joe Biden, which I expect that they will," the Republican lawmaker from Tennessee said.
"They've chosen Donald Trump over democracy and over their constituents," Dana Nessel said.
"The three justices that President Trump appointed, his three justices, voted not to hear the case. I think it's a message to him and his team that you can't count on the judiciary, you can't count on the courts," said attorney Alan Dershowitz.
"We apologize to our readers for endorsing Michael Waltz in the 2020 general election for Congress. We had no idea, had no way of knowing at the time, that Waltz was not committed to democracy," the Orlando Sentinel wrote on Friday.
The two "states" are the latest to file an amicus brief in support of the Supreme Court lawsuit seeking to overturn the election's results in four states.
"The Trump team didn't get in gear, but nevertheless there is a miracle taking place," the televangelist said.
The president's rage at the media and Democrats, and criticism that he is "delegitimizing" Biden's win, have hardened his resolve to get revenge four years from now.
President Donald Trump said in a Wednesday tweet that oddsmakers claimed he was ahead of President-elect Joe Biden by 97 percent on election night.
A separate survey showed that just 18 percent of frequent Fox News viewers trust the outcome of the election.
A spokesperson for Georgia's Republican attorney general said the Texas lawsuit is "constitutionally, legally and factually wrong."
"That's my personality," IT contractor Melissa Carone told Inside Edition when asked if she was drunk at a voter fraud hearing in Georgia last week.
Even if Republicans had prevailed in their Pennsylvania case and won the remedies they seek, that legal victory alone would not have changed the outcome of the presidential race.
"The Texas attorney general is constitutionally, legally and factually wrong about Georgia," a spokesperson for Georgia's Republican attorney general said.
Ellis and Giuliani had traveled to Michigan, Pennsylvania and Arizona in recent days in their bid to overturn the president's election loss.
The former Homeland Security Department official is accusing Trump and his legal team of engaging in "a calculated and pernicious conspiracy" against himself and other GOP officials.
Geoff Duncan said President Donald Trump and his GOP allies should consider the damage they are doing to the Republican Party.
"Here's Rudy Giuliani in Lansing Wednesday asking one of his witnesses if they were comfortable taking off their mask while testifying," a Michigan reporter tweeted, sharing a video clip from the crowded indoor hearing.
Chris Krebs pointed out that Republicans have set a double standard, as they've "accepted their outcomes and their races" in the House of Representatives.
"Certifying the expressed will of the electorate is not irreparable harm, but rather inevitable and legally required within our constitutional framework," lawyers for Georgia wrote in a motion to dismiss Powell's lawsuit.
"Sidney Powell's client are the people of the United States of America, and that's who she is fighting for right now," Trump's ex-national security adviser said.