Cooper, Democrats Pressuring Gov. McCrory To Concede
Cooper, Democrats pressuring Gov. McCrory to concede
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democrat Roy Cooper on Monday took steps to demonstrate he’s the winner of the still-unresolved race for North Carolina’s governor, presenting key members of his transition team and turning up the pressure on incumbent Republican Pat McCrory to concede.
Cooper, the state’s outgoing attorney general, has said repeatedly that he won the race. Democratic lawmakers held news conferences across the state Monday to bolster Cooper’s message, saying there is no way that McCrory can win.
“By any definition, Roy Cooper has won this election,” U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., …