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Politics Donald Trump will leave office if Electoral College declares Biden the victor

04:25  27 november  2020
04:25  27 november  2020 Source:   cnn.com

Lindsey Graham says he's spoken with multiple battleground state officials about ballot counting

  Lindsey Graham says he's spoken with multiple battleground state officials about ballot counting Sen. Lindsey Graham, a key ally of the president, said he has spoken with officials in a number of key swing states about the election and ballot counting/Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger accused Graham Monday of pressuring him to find ways to exclude or invalidate legally cast absentee ballots and reverse Trump’s loss in the state, an accusation the South Carolina Republican called "ridiculous.

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-elect Joe Biden 's victory . Read more: US election : What happens next with Joe Biden 's transition to the White House? Biden is projected to receive 306 Electoral College votes

President Trump said Thursday that he would leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden , and also alleged “massive Asked by a reporter following a teleconference with military troops on Thanksgiving if he would leave after an unsuccessful electoral college vote

President Donald Trump said Thursday he will leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden but made clear he's not prepared to concede.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie sitting at a table © POOL

"Certainly I will, and you know that," Trump said when asked by a reporter about leaving the White House if Biden is declared the winner on December 14. "I will and, you know that."

"It's going to be a very hard thing to concede because we know there was massive fraud," Trump said without evidence. "As to whether or not we can get this apparatus moving quickly -- because time isn't on our side, everything else is on our side, facts are on our side, this was a massive fraud."

Fact check: Fake Trump tweet echoing Halsey song lyrics originally began as a joke

  Fact check: Fake Trump tweet echoing Halsey song lyrics originally began as a joke A doctored image shows Trump tweeted Halsey lyrics about losing the election. This fake tweet, which doesn't appear on his profile, was a joke.“I was red… and you liked him cause he was blue.. then you touched me.. and i was a lilac sky.. but then you all decided that purple just wasn’t for you,” reads an Instagram post containing what appears to be a quote of a tweet from Trump.

Pool: President Trump says he “certainly” will leave the White House if the Electoral College certifies Biden ’s win.He went on to liken America to a third-world country. pic.twitter.com/YhiBm52963.

US President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Both Fox News and Associated Press have put Biden over the top, beyond the needed 270 vote The results in each state are to be approved by December 12. On December 14, the Electoral College

Trump falsely added that if Biden is declared the winner, the Electoral College, "made a mistake, cause this election was a fraud." Pressed on his comments, Trump snapped at the reporter. "Don't talk to me that way. I'm the President of the United States. Don't ever talk to the president that way," he said.

Since CNN and other outlets projected Biden as the winner earlier this month, Trump has refused to accept the results, instead pushing baseless conspiracies that his second term is being stolen.

This includes falsely claiming during an election night address that he had already won reelection, that he had already won states that were actually still up in the air at the time and that his opponents were perpetuating a fraud.

His comments came during a rambling news conference in the White House after his Thanksgiving teleconference call with military members -- an event US Presidents traditionally use to boost morale of service members stationed abroad during the holidays and remind the country of their service.

Fact check: Biden won popular, Electoral College votes in several battleground states .
A false claim uses unsupported evidence to back flipping votes from Joe Biden to Donald Trump in seven states."I have maintained since election night that Trump is the clear winner, counting the legal votes. But he’s only 23,800 votes away from winning by a squeaker even if you use the crooked vote tallies widely reported by Associated Press," begins a post on the Facebook page for Clean TV.

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