Trump says there’s ‘NO WAY Dems won election’ and claims Wisconsin had ‘suspicious dump of Biden votes’
19th November 2020

DONALD Trump denied the Democrats won the election and claimed Wisconsin had a "suspicious dump" of Joe Biden ballots.

Trump was responding to an article on Twitter which revealed that he received 10.1 million more votes this year versus 2016 on Thursday.

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Retweeting the New York Times story, he said "these numbers, [are] by far the highest for a sitting President."

"There was no way the [Democratic Party] could have won, except through what we are learning now – A Rigged Election!" Trump wrote.

His tweet was posted at 7.30am and rapidly flagged by Twitter, which said his claims were "disputed."

Yesterday, the Commander-in-Chief flagged a "suspicious" collection of ballots after polling booths closed in Wisconsin, which Biden won by just 20,565 votes.

"Look at this in Wisconsin!" he raged on Wednesday evening after a day spent decrying the results on social media.

"A day AFTER the election, Biden receives a dump of 143,379 votes at 3:42AM, when they learned he was losing badly. This is unbelievable!"

He shared a graph which a surge in Biden votes early on the morning of Wednesday, November 4 without citing his source.

Various news publications confirmed the huge number of votes being added to Biden's tally there but voter fraud was not to blame here.

Officials there explained that Milwaukee tabulated more than 170,000 absentee ballots at that time – and most of them were pro-Biden.

Earlier, it emerged that Trump's campaign would be forking out $3 million for a partial recount in Milwaukee and Dane Counties. 

After that news broke, Trump re-tweeted Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt.

Hitt claimed Democrats at the state's Elections Commission were trying to change the recount rules based on no concrete evidence.

He said the Commission was "trying to change the recount manual at an emergency meeting tonight at 6 pm to make objections harder to make."

Recounts historically enact very little change when it comes to the vote result in Wisconsin and elsewhere.

A 2016 presidential recount in Wisconsin garnered an additional 131 votes for Trump, who had initially not wanted it to happen.

"Statistical sampling to prove widespread voter fraud," Trump tweeted yesterday. "multiple accounts of fraud and voting irregularities may overturn election."

Experts have said voter fraud is exceedingly rare in the United States but Trump also spoke out after Georgia's hand recount of five million votes,

This was due to an audit required by a new state law, AP noted, and not any suspected problems with the state’s results or an official recount request.

The secretary of state’s office will out a report on the results by midday local time and the state has until Friday to certify results certified and submitted by the counties.

"Thousands of uncounted votes discovered in Georgia counties," Trump said. "When the much more important signature match takes place, the State will flip Republican, and very quickly. Get it done!"

But Trump also complained about the results in Nevada, another battleground state clinched by Biden.

Trump's team is also challenging the results there again after a judge there dismissed the GOP's request to stop counting Las Vegas votes earlier this month.

His team announced a new lawsuit yesterday asking a state judge to declare Trump the winner or to invalidate the presidential vote results.

“Donald Trump won," campaign attorney Jesse Binnall told reporters. "After you account for the fraud and irregularities that occurred."

Meanwhile, Trump re-tweeted a report from The Federalist, conservative website, which alleged Nevada had a "widespread cash-for-votes scheme."

He shared Las Vegas Review Journal article quote which stated that Republican attorneys say they "have evidence that more than 15,000 votes were cast in Nevada by people who also voted in another state."

The GOP there also claim these included 1,000 votes from people who don't meet Nevada's residency requirements and 500 from dead people.

But these numbers wouldn't be enough for Trump to overturn the result in Nevada, which Biden won by netting 33,596 votes.  

Despite the evidence and experts, Trump has continued to insist that he won as Reuters revealed that half of Republicans believe the 2020 election was "stolen" from him.

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