• The Trump campaign requested a recount in Georgia one day after the state's election results were certified and showed Biden won by more than 12,000 votes

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office on September 17, 2020.
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    The Trump campaign's lawyers said in a statement Saturday that they requested a recount in Georgia, after the election results showed President-elect Joe Biden won the state.
    The petition was filed one day after Brad Raffensperger, Georgia's Republican secretary of state, said he had officially certified Biden as the winner of the state's presidential election.
    The Friday certification came after an audit that included a hand recount of more than 5 million paper ballots, which showed Biden...
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  • Wisconsin election officials say Trump observers are obstructing the recount and interrupting vote counters

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Recount observers watch ballots during a Milwaukee hand recount of Presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee, Wis.
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    Wisconsin election officials on Saturday said observers for President Donald Trump were seeking to obstruct recount efforts.
    Th officials said in some cases, Trump observers were objecting to every single ballot being counted.
    Some Trump observers also broke rules by constantly interrupting vote counters with questions and comments, one official said.
    At least one Trump observer was escorted out of the building...
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  • Another Republican senator has congratulated Biden on winning the 2020 election, saying Trump 'exhausted all plausible legal options'

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Pat Toomey leaves the Senate chamber during a recess in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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    Republican Sen. Pat Toomey congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory just hours after a federal judge tossed a major Trump campaign lawsuit seeking to challenge the election results.
    Toomey said in a statement that President Donald Trump "exhausted all plausible legal options" for winning the state's 20 electoral votes.
    Toomey also accused Trump of attempting "to...
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