Donald Trump Keeps Hinting He May Lose the Election

PHOTO: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Fairfield, Connecticut, Aug. 13, 2016. PlayMichelle McLoughlin/Reuters
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Donald Trump has started hinting at the possibility that he may lose the presidential race in recent days.

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The man who has been talking about how he can "make America great again" has also begun acknowledging that he doesn't have a lock on the election.

On Thursday, during an interview with CNBC, he recognized the increasing tilt toward Hillary Clinton in some swing states and how he plans to "just keep doing the same thing I'm doing right now."

"And at the end, it's either going to work or I'm going to, you know, I'm going to have a very, very nice long vacation," he said.

Beyond that, he has started putting the responsibility for the election on his supporters — not only in their task of going out to vote but to make sure that voting is being tracked accurately.

"Can you imagine how badly I'll feel if I spend all of that money, all of this energy, all of this time and lost?" Trump said during a rally in Connecticut this weekend.

"I will never ever forgive the people of Connecticut. I will never forgive the people of Florida and Pennsylvania and Ohio. But I love them anyway," Trump said.

His team has started giving supporters an avenue to help that from happening, in addition to simply voting.

His campaign website calls for supporters to sign up as a "Trump election observer," and when they do, they are sent an email in which they are told the campaign will "do everything we are legally allowed to do to stop crooked Hillary from rigging this election."

Trump has regularly complained that the election is rigged. "The only way we can lose, in my opinion — I really mean this, Pennsylvania — is if cheating goes on. I really believe it," he said at an Aug. 12 rally in Altoona.

He went on to say that "we have to call up law enforcement, and we have to have the sheriffs and the police chiefs and everybody watching."