Donald Trump is again screaming “voter fraud” and claiming the election process is “rigged.”
Yes, he is the presumed winner of the 2016 Presidential election and has the Electoral College votes needed to be the next “leader” of America but now he is claiming that he also should be the one with the most actual votes — which Hillary Clinton received — and says a recount in Wisconsin is “scam” and an attempt to steal with election.
Trump used his favorite method of attacks — Twitter “tweats’ where he now claims a mandate he doesn’t have.
His hyperbolic rants makes some wonder if there might be some shenanigans in the Nov. 8 voting that, if revealed, could cost him the election.
A recount in Wisconsin — started by Green candidate Jill Stein and supported by Clinton’s campaign lawyer — could be the start of reexaminations of voting in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Clinton currently heads Trump by nearly 2 million votes nationwide but lost to Trump in the Electoral College 290 to 232 with Michigan still not officially called.
“I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally,” Trump claimed in a tweet. He also charged “serious voter fraud in Virginia, Hampshire and California,” where he lost to Clinton.
“Millions who voted illegally”is a typical fantasy claim by Trump, who considers truth or facts unnecessary. We learned long ago that Trump lies as a matter of course and never admits his falsehoods even when confronted with proof.
His claim now that “millions of illegal votes” and “serious voter fraud” would appear to validate any request for a recount. Perhaps we should recount every single vote cast for the Nov. 8 Presidential election.
Trump and his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway — now his “senior adviser” — is also publicly criticizing her boss’s possible intention to choose Mitt Romney as Secretary of State. She says Trump supporters would be “betrayed” by Trump if he chose Romney, who was openly critical of Trump in the campaign
Trump and Conway say those who want a recount are “crybabies.”
Interesting. The only crybabies we see here are Donald J. Trump and Kellyanne Conway. They aren’t getting their way and they are both throwing hissyfits. To further raise questions about their claims, does not the very suggestion of “voter fraud” make recounts necessary?
Clinton’s involvement in the Wisconsin recount, and comments that her campaign would also monitor recounts in Pennsylvania and Michigan if they occur pissed off Trump.
“Hillary Clinton conceded the election when she called me just prior to the victory speech and after the results were in,” Trump tweeted Sunday. “Nothing will change.”
Trump certainly hasn’t changed. It doesn’t take much to rile him and send him to his computer to launch a Twitter storm laced with lies, innuendo and contradictory claims.
It’s gonna be a long four years.
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