Trump Conclusively Lost, Denies the Evidence

In the face of conclusive evidence that he lost, President Donald Trump is claiming “I won.”

  • Published 16 November 2020
An election worker sorts through ballots during a Cobb County hand recount of Presidential votes on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Marietta, Ga. (John Amis/Atlanta Journal & Constitution via AP)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of conclusive evidence that he lost, President Donald Trump is claiming “I won.” His tweet sought to perpetuate the mathematically impossible and thoroughly debunked myth that he pulled out a victory from the election that definitively chose Democrat Joe Biden as the next president. I won the Election! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2020 Trump’s refusal to acknowledge the outcome nearly two weeks after Election Day is…

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