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Trump rejects Biden’s presidential election victory

“The simple fact is this election is far from over,” Mr. Trump said in a campaign statement.

• November 7, 2020
Trump and Biden
Trump and Biden [Photo Credit: NBC News]

President Donald Trump has rejected the victory of Joe Biden as the president-elect of the United States.

Mr. Trump in a statement said only the media had declared Mr. Biden winner of the election, rather than official ballot tally.

“The simple fact is this election is far from over,” Mr. Trump said in a campaign statement. “Legal votes decide who is president, not the news media.”

Mr. Trump added: “The American People are entitled to an honest election: that means counting all legal ballots, and not counting any illegal ballots.”

Mr. Trump has repeatedly slammed the process that brought Mr. Biden into power as flawed. But many of his claims have yet to be proven as true.

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