Trump Won’t Commit to Peaceful Transfer of Power If He Loses

“We’re going to have to see what happens,” the president said at a news conference, responding to a question about whether he’d commit to a peaceful transfer of power.

  • Published 23 September 2020
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. “We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said at a news conference, responding to a question about whether he’d commit to a peaceful transfer of power. “You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots, and the ballots are a disaster.” Trump has been pressing a…

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