Hillary Clinton Team Joins Effort to Recount Votes

ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd discusses the recount and Trump's transition.
2:15 | 11/28/16

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Let's talk more with chief political analyst Matthew dowd. Let's start with the claim, baseless claim, that millions voted illegally, still extraordinary that he is complaining after he won the election. The irony is he says you can trust 10,000 votes spread across three states. But you can't trust 2 million states spread across 50 states. There are three problems. He made in up, intentionally or unintentionally. You can't do that as president-elect. The most important aspect of a president is credibility and trump. Every time Donald Trump does something like this, he undermines it. Three, the country is searching for a common set of facts and the truth. And when Donald Trump does this, it continues to divide the country. Some kriters see a strategy, a diversion from other stories on the thanks sis, particularly conflicts of interest. That evidence continues to pile up. That's the anchor that could ultimately hurt Donald Trump in this. It's not the appointments or policies. It is what are all these conflicts of interest and the the level they rise and countries across the world where he's got particular business interests. I think that is the thing that will follow him through this entire presidency. We're seeing an extraordinary public fight over his pick for secretary of state. We know he's talked to Mitt Romney. His campaign manager, now campaign transition adviser, raising real questions about Romney saying there would be backlash among his conservative base. Would she be doing this if Donald Trump didn't want her to? It's unpres denned. Either she's doing it because he wanted her to do it, which is weird to begin with. Why doesn't he make an announcement he's no longer considering him. Or she's not and doing it off her own. She's gone rogue. The funny thing is I think it's ironic that Donald Trump should ntd appoint Mitt Romney because he wasn't loyal in the primary, and Kelly Ann con way work frd Ted Cruz, attacking Donald Trump, then went to work for him. Thank you, Matthew dowd. Trump and millions around the world are reacting to the

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