President Donald Trump claimed he had really “gained” Pennsylvania as he re-tweeted State Senator Doug Mastriano’s allegation of huge fraud with mail-in ballots.
“The 1,126,940 votes have been created out of skinny air. I gained Pennsylvania by rather a lot, maybe greater than anybody will ever know,” Trump tweeted. “The Pennsylvania votes have been RIGGED. All different swing states additionally. The world is watching!”
The president was responding to a tweet by Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano who posted a vote tally screenshot purportedly displaying that the state had recorded way more mail-in ballots than was requested by voters in the course of the presidential election.
The 1,126,940 votes have been created out of skinny air. I gained Pennsylvania by rather a lot, maybe greater than anybody will ever know. The Pennsylvania votes have been RIGGED. All different swing states additionally. The world is watching! https://t.co/zmnk34Ny23
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 28, 2020
Each tweets have been flagged by Twitter, which added a hyperlink to the information that Trump’s rival Joe Biden was projected by main media retailers to have gained the presidency. Twitter earlier briefly suspended considered one of Mastriano’s accounts, later saying it was an “error.”
Truth-checking web site Snopes, in the meantime, stated Mastriano’s claims about Pennsylvania mail-in ballots have been “egregiously incorrect,” and that the Republican Celebration state senator had misrepresented the information. Based on Snopes, Mastriano mistook the variety of mail-in ballots requested by individuals registered as Democrats with the entire variety of requested mail-in ballots in his state.
Regardless of, main information retailers saying that Biden had gained sufficient Electoral School votes wanted to safe the presidency, Trump has refused to concede and alleges widespread election fraud.
On Thursday, Trump informed reporters he would depart the White Home if the Electoral School votes to certify Biden’s victory. However the subsequent day he tweeted that “Biden can solely enter the White Home as President if he can show that his ridiculous ‘80,000,000 votes’ weren’t fraudulently or illegally obtained.”
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