President Trump discusses vote counting at the White House

Donald Trump doubled down on how he believes there is fraud in mail-in voting and that he is going forward with suing certain states over “illegal voting.”
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Good evening I'd like to provide the American people within update on our efforts. To protect the integrity of our very important 20/20 election. If you count The Who legal votes two easily win. If you count the illegal votes. They can try to steal. The election from us if you count the votes that came in late. We're looking at them very strongly that a lot of mostly that a lot of votes came in late I've already. Decisively won many critical states including massive victories in Florida. Iowa Indiana Ohio. To name just a few we won these and many other victories despite historic. Election interference from big media big money and big check as everybody so we won by. Historic numbers. And the posters got. It knowingly wrong they got it going they were wrong we oppose it was so ridiculous. And everybody noted that time there was no blue wave that they predicted. They thought there was going to be a big blue wave that was false it was done for. Suppression racist but instead there was a big red way. And it's been properly acknowledge actually by the media there where. I think very impressed but that was after the fact that doesn't do us any good we kept this and I just having twice as many seats to defend as Democrats. And in a really much more. Competitive states we've. They did a fantastic job with the senate I think we're very proud of what's happened there weren't many. More seats to defend they spent almost 200 million dollars earned senate races in South Carolina and Kentucky alone two races and hundreds of millions of dollars overall against us at the national level our tolerance major donors were Wall Street bankers. And special interest so our major donors were police officers farmers everyday citizens. Yet for the first time ever Wei who lost zero races in the house. Who is talking to Kevin McCarthy today said he couldn't believe it Sarah races very unusual thing zero. Can actually won many new seats. Which I think many more on the way. This was also the year of the Republican woman. More Republican women were elected to congress then. Ever before passing grade achievement. One of the largest share of nonwhite voters of any Republican in sixty years including historic. Numbers of Latino. African American Asian American and native American voters. The largest ever. In our history. We grew our party by four million voters the greatest turn out. In Republican Party history. Democrats are. The party of the big donors the big media the big check. It seems and Republicans have become the party of the American worker and that's what's happened. And were also I believe the party of inclusion. As everyone now recognizes media polling was. Election interference in the true sense of that word. By powerful special interests. The it's really phony polls after home phony poll stake polls were designed to keep our voters. That home create the illusion of momentum. For. Mr. Biden. And diminish republicans' ability to raise funds. They were what's called suppression polls everyone knows that now and as wood it's never been used. To the extent that it's been used in this last election. To highlight just a few examples the day before. Election when a. On. Every occasion that I know. Hey Joseph Biden up by five points in Florida. And they were off by eight point 24 points. And I won Florida easily. Easily. So. They had me. Losing Florida by a lot and I ended up winning Florida by allied that and that there were very accurate. Then they had. Came up four points in Ohio and they were up by twelve point two points. And he also won Ohio. Great state of Ohio. For easily. And the warship posted by Deb seventeen points in Wisconsin. And it was basically even they were off by about seventeen points. And they knew that then that stupid people they knew that suppression. There are now only a few states yet to be decided in the presidential race and the voting apparatus of the state senator. Run in all cases by Democrats. We were winning in all the key locations by a lot actually. And then our numbers started miraculously getting whittled away. In secret. And they wouldn't allow. Legally. Permissible observers we went to court in a couple of instances and we were able to get the observers put it and when the observers got there they wanted him 6070 feet away eighty feet hundred feet away or outside the building to observe. People inside the building. And we want to case a big case and we have others happening there a lot of lots of litigation even beyond our litigation this tremendous. Amount of litigation generally because of how unfair this process was that I predicted that I've been talking about. Mail in voting for a long time it's. It's really destroyed our system it's a corrupt system. And it makes people corrupt even of they aren't by nature. But they become corrupt it's too easy. They want to find out how many the votes they need and then they seem to be able to find them. They wait and wait and then they find them and you see that an election night we were ahead and vote in North Carolina by. A lot tremendous number of votes. Then there were still ahead by a lot but. Not as many because they finding. Ballots or the senate we have some mail in ballots it's amazing how those mail in ballots are so one sided do I know that it's supposed to be to the advantage here. The Democrats put in all cases this so one sided. We were up by nearly 700000. Votes in Pennsylvania won Pennsylvania by a lot. And that gets whittled down to. I think they said now we're up by 90000 votes and they'll keep coming and coming and coming they find them all over and they don't want us to have any observers. Although we want to court case the judge should you have to have observers. Likewise enjoy it and they're appealing actually they're appealing. We want to case that we want people to watch and we want observers. And they're actually appealing which is sort of interesting I wonder why that appeal. Federal we want to do is have people watch as they do these vote tabulations. Likewise in Georgia won by a lot they lie. Where they lead of over. Getting close to 300000. Votes on election night in Georgia and by the way got whittled down. I now it's getting to be to a point where I'll go from winning by a lot. To perhaps being even down a little bit in Georgia pipers and a far lower location totally unrelated. To the location of what was happening and they stepped counting for four hours. And things happened. The election apparatus and Georgia's run by Democrats we. Also had margins of 300000 in Michigan we were way up in Michigan when the state. And it was cuts and we did likewise. Fantastically well. And did that get whittled down every in every case they got whittled. Today we're on track to win Arizona we only need to carry. I guess 55%. The remaining vote 55%. Margins and that's a margin that we've significantly exceeded so we'll see what happens with that but were on track to do okay and Arizona. Our goal is to defend the integrity of the election will not allow the corruption to steal such an important election or any election for that matter. And we can't allow silence at that anybody to silence voters. Then manufacture. Results I've never had I've been doing. Lot of public things for a long time I've never had anything that's been as inspirational fight people. Pulling talking. Sending. Things to us I've never. Seen such. Such love and such affection and such. Spirit as I've seen for this people know what's happening and they see what's happening and it's before their eyes. And there are many instances which will be reported very shortly this tremendous litigation going on. And this is a case where they're trying to steal an election it trying to rig an election. And we can't let that happen Detroit and Philadelphia known as to the most corrupt political places anywhere or our country. Easily. Cannot be responsible for engineering the outcome of a presidential race a very important presidential race in Pennsylvania Democrats have done. To the State Supreme Court to try and ban. Our election observers. And very strongly. Now we won the case a but there. They're going forward they don't want anybody and there they don't want anybody watching them as they. Count the ballots and I can't imagine why this absolutely no legitimate reason. Why they would not want to have people. Watching this process because if it straight. They would be his should be proud of it instead they're. Trying obviously to. Commit fraud. There's no question about that in Philadelphia observers have been kept far away. Very far away so far that people are using binoculars. To try and see and there's been tremendous problems caused that put. Paper and all of the windows C can't see in and the people that are banned a very unhappy and become somewhat violent. The eleventh circuit ruled that and you origin of the votes have been. In by. Election Day that they should be in by Election Day and they weren't votes are coming in after Election Day. And they had ruined already that you have to have the votes and by Election Day to the best of my knowledge votes should be in by Election Day. And they didn't do that. Democrat officials never believe they could win this election honestly I really believe that that's why they did he mail in ballots where this tremendous. Corruption and fraud going on. That's why they mailed out tens of millions of unsolicited ballots without any verification measures whatsoever. And I told everybody that these things would happen. Because they've seen it happen because I watched a lot of different elections before they decided to go with his big massive. Election lists tens of millions of ballots going out to everybody in many cases totally unsolicited. This was unprecedented in American history this was by design despite years of claiming to care about the election security. They refuse to include any requirement to verify signatures. Identity age or even determine whether they're eligible or ineligible to people give them that they have no idea they just taking. The numbers they're writing down things the workers in doing a lot of bad things and we have a lot of information coming in litigation and you'll see that we'll. Shake even give people operative seen early officials overseeing. Accounting and Pennsylvania and other key states a rural part of a corrupt Democrat machine that you've written about and for a long time you've been writing about. The corrupt Democrat machine. I went to school there and I know. A lot about it hasn't changed so long time ago and as in change has gotten worse in Pennsylvania partisan Democrats have allowed ballots in this state to be received three days after the election. And we think much more than the and they're counting those without even postmark sure any identification. Whatsoever. So you don't have posts look shooter had identification. There have been a number of disturbing irregularities it to us the nation our campaign has been denied access to observe. Any counting indeed true it. Detroit is another place. And I would say as the best reputation for election integrity. Poll workers in Michigan were duplicating ballots. The order observers attempted to challenge activity those poll workers jumped in front of the volunteers to block their view so that they couldn't see what they would doing. And it became. The little bit dangerous. When major hub for counting ballots in Detroit covered up the windows again with large pieces of cardboard. And so they wanted to protect and block the counting area created when anybody seeing you can't even though these two observers who have. Legal observers it was supposed to be there. In Detroit there were hours of unexplained delay in delivering many of the votes for counting. The final bad should not arrive until 4 in the morning. And even though the polls close at 8 o'clock so they blurted. And the batches came in and nobody knew where they came from. We've also been denied access to observe in critical places in Georgian. And multiple swing states counting. Was halted for hours and hours on election night with the results with held from major Democrat rental locations only to appear. Later and they suddenly appeared and they all had the name Biden on rumors just about oral I think almost all they all had the name but none of them. Which is a little strange a challenge. Can Jo and every Democrat to clarify that they only want legal votes. Because they talked about votes and I think they should use the word legal legal votes we want every legal vote counted and I want every legal vote counted we want openness and transparency. No secret chat rooms. No mystery ballots no illegal votes being cast after Election Day. You have Election Day and the lows are very strong that you have an Election Day. And they don't want votes cast after Election Day they want the process to be an honest to and it's so important. We want an honest election and we want an honest count. And we want honest people working. Back there because it's a very important so that's silly. This country is going to win this way the United States will win and we think we will win the election very easily we think is going to be. A lot of litigation. This we have so much evidence so much proof from its going to end up. Perhaps it the highest court in the land we'll see what we think they'll be a lot of litigation because we can't have. An election so unless. Like this and I tell you I was I have been talking about this for many months the ability of and I've said very strongly that mail in ballots are going to end up being a disaster small election to a disaster smolder easy to handle elections. We're disasters. This is a large scale version and it's getting worse and worse every day we hearing stories that are Horace tourist absolute horror stories. And we can't let that happen to the United States of America so the question of who wins Republican damage. Good evening everyone I'm Lindsey Davis thanks so much for streaming with those who have been listening to president trump addressing the nation for the first time since the wee hours of Wednesday morning he's been making. A lot of frankly false accusations baseless claims and that's not being partisan that's just stating the fact. He has basic police stated that he his claim to that he is one. Several states that simply have not been projected or called. He's been here and they're talking about shenanigans. And talking about Democrats stealing the election from him off the top beset if you count the legal vote site easily win. He went on to talk about how early in the day he was up by a lot and then. The numbers got whittled away in secret again none of those. These claims that I'm recycled from the president. Have fanned the validated in in any way and quite. A departure from when we heard from of former Vice President Biden speaking. Earlier this evening Audrey started out addressing the nation talking about. Cold in talking about the nearly 240000. Lives in America that we've lost to corona virus. Urging the public to remain calm and insisting that every single vote. Be counted. We. They are did not hear the president urging any kind of com or. Mentioning. Cove it and which has been an excess of 100000. Cases over the past two days. What is start out with your Phillips. Curious as far as what you made up of what the president was saying just now. Close a couple of things that caught my attention Lindsey first of all I've been in a lot of those briefings and I don't ever remember a time that the president came out. And talked with us and then just left he took no questions that is so. Unlike this president not to take any questions. He also was very low energy he seems sad depressed. I mean did they eat it felt like a man before a Mike feeling very defeated. And and I think that stood out to me. He he'd made a lot of comments like this well a lot of things have happened well bad things have happened. We were up by a lot of votes than the numbers just got whittled down we've heard lots of horror stories. Okay he made a lot of statements. With no evidence he didn't say in this state. There were this many votes the this happened. The boats then dropped by this many there were no specifics there was no evidence and and that's what's what is going on here Lindsay and as we've been watching this now. Sends the wee hours of Wednesday morning like you said when he when he claimed that he one this election that premature. Victory. He did not win the election and now ever sense then we have seen that he is legal team going state by state. Filing lawsuits and and so far they're not holding water in the lawsuit filed in Georgia that was dropped today the lawsuit. Last suit filed in Michigan that was dropped today. He kept referring to the lawsuit in Pennsylvania we're going to have to file that but already the governor Tom Wolfe has come forward saying that's not gonna hold any water because we're live streaming. Our ballot count how much more transparent can you get then that. Yet the president is saying their you know putting papers up in the windows and you can't CNN they're not letting our poll watchers command. So it you know I think that. We're gonna see a lot it. Litigation because the president isn't winning any doesn't want to lose and you make such a good point that Biden came out. He looked very presidential very confident he talked about having a brief it I have briefing on co bid and an address that first and foremost in said state com. We gotta let every. Ballots be counted and for the first time he said they he does believe that he and and coddling terrorists will become the the president and the vice president the United States ones. They counting is is finished. And then that was yet the.

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