President Donald Trump has reiterated his claims of fraud and has called into question the election as a whole.
Saying that his team is “just beginning the tabulation stage”, he alleged they have seen “a number of affidavits that there has been voter fraud”.
Mr Trump has repeatedly made the claims over recent days but has yet to give any proof of such fraud.
“We should look at the votes. We’re just beginning the tabulation stage. We should look at these allegations. We’re seeing a number of affidavits that there has been voter fraud. We have a history in this country of election problems. In Pennsylvania you had an order by a…
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 8, 2020
In his most recent assertion, he tweeted: “If there’s a problem in the system about authentication, that would seriously affect the ENTIRE ELECTION.”
It is a US convention that once a presidential candidate secures 270 or more electoral college votes and wins the keys to the White House, the losing candidate makes a concession speech and congratulates their opponent.
Mr Trump is showing no signs of admitting defeat and there are reports, not confirmed by Sky News, that his son-in-law Jared Kushner has advised him to quit.
Source : Sky News