Donald Trump ‘s repeated and unfounded attacks on election integrity date back to at least 2012.
Sept. 29, 2020. Asked if he would urge calm if the election were not decisive: “ I am urging my supporters to go into the polls and watch very carefully , because that’s what has happened. I am urging them to do it.”
Asked to explain: “ I’ll tell you what it means-it means you have a fraudulent election”
Sept 24, to reporters. “ We want to make certain that the election is honest, and I am not certain it can be.”
Sept 17, In a Tweet. “Because of the new and unprecedented massive amount of unsolicited ballots, which will be sent to “voters” or whatever, this year. The Nov 3rd Election result may NEVER BE ACCURATELY DETERMINED, which is what some want. Another election disaster yesterday. Stop Ballot Madness.”
… Nov 8, 2016, IN AN ELECTION DAY INTERVIEW WITH FOX NEWS. “There are reports that, when people vote for Republicans, the entire ticket switches over to Democrats- you’ve seen that- its happening in various places today, its been reported. “
Nov 12, 2012. IN A TWEET AFTER PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ELECTION VICTORY.
“We can’t let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided !”
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