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U.S. President Donald Trump is seen on a screen attending the virtual APEC Economic Leaders Meeting 2020, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 20, 2020. His campaign has not provided evidence for its claims of widespread and coordinated electoral fraud. “Massive voter fraud will be shown!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Senior Republicans have remained largely silent about Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud or have defended his right to seek redress, but several voiced doubts on Friday. The single-day death toll surpassed 2,000 this week for the first time since late June, according to a Reuters tally.
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Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania said Trump had “exhausted all plausible legal options” to challenge the result in Pennsylvania. He called on Trump to concede the election and congratulated Biden on his victory. UNPRECEDENTED EFFORTTrump is seeking to invalidate or change the election results through recounts and direct pressure on lawmakers in several states. They are asking question after question, telling the tabulators to stop, stop what they’re doing and that is out of line, that’s not acceptable,” Milwaukee County Clerk George Christianson told reporters. Biden, who has denounced Trump’s attempt to reverse the election results as “totally irresponsible”, spent Saturday meeting with transition advisers and attending church.
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In subsequent tweets, Trump wrote that he would not concede. "He won because the Election was Rigged," Trump wrote, repeating an allegation that has been debunked by election officials around the country and his own Department of Homeland Security. Shortly after writing that Biden had won, though, Trump wrote in another post that he conceded "NOTHING" and claimed that "WE WILL WIN!" "He only won in the eyes of the FAKE NEWS MEDIA," Trump wrote. He added that "Donald Trump's Twitter feed doesn't make Joe Biden president or not president.
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Members of Antifa and Proud Boys clash in the middle of the street following the "Million MAGA March" on November 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. At least 20 people were arrested throughout the day, and two police officers were injured. Officials with the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department said the fight was related to the ongoing protests, NBC Washington reported . WASHINGTON — Tensions flared Saturday night as supporters of President Donald Trump and his unfounded claims of voter fraud clashed with counterprotesters in the streets of the nation's capital. Prince, like many other Trump supporters, said she went to bed on election night thinking the president would be re-elected.
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(Reuters) - Far-right groups and other backers of U.S. President Donald Trump plan to rally in Washington on Saturday in a public show of support for his unsubstantiated claim of widespread voting fraud in the Nov. 3 election. In addition to the Washington event, pro-Trump protests and counterprotests are planned in other major cities around the country. Law enforcement had warned of potential violence around the election, including from extremist groups, which so far has not come to pass. Experts on extremist groups said that the Washington demonstrations had the potential to become violent if protesters clashed with counterprotesters. They have given their rallies different names, including the Million MAGA March, the March for Trump and Stop the Steal DC.
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An Arizona official rejected the lawsuit. “They are grasping at straws.”The Maricopa County Elections Department declined to comment. The Trump lawsuit, whose plaintiffs include the Arizona State Republican party and the Republican National Committee, cited declarations by some poll observers and two voters that claimed the problem led to rejected votes. On Saturday, a group of voters dropped a lawsuit that had made unsubstantiated claims alleging some votes cast for Trump were not counted in Maricopa County because voters used Sharpie pens. Hobbs’ spokeswoman added that they “are reviewing (the latest lawsuit) now, but it appears to be a repackaging of the ‘Sharpiegate’ lawsuit.
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We are watching you!” outside the building where election workers continue to count votes. “We all know President Trump won this election!” one shouted. An Arizona official rejected the lawsuit. “This is just a stalling tactic to delay the official canvass,” Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement through her spokeswoman. The Trump lawsuit, whose plaintiffs include the Arizona State Republican party and the Republican National Committee, cited declarations by some poll observers and two voters that claimed the problem led to rejected votes.
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REUTERS/Jim UrquhartThe demonstrations were largely peaceful, although Trump supporters occasionally shouted with counterprotesters. In Arizona, one of the closely contested states in the too-close-to-call race between Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Trump and Biden supporters briefly scuffled outside the Maricopa County Elections Department in Phoenix. On the internet, Facebook removed a fast-growing group in which Trump supporters posted violent rhetoric, as it and other social media companies tackled baseless claims and potential violence. Others threw eggs at the Trump supporters from a passing car. In Detroit, a Black Trump supporter and a Black Democratic supporter faced off for a yelling match.
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