MILWAUKEE – President Donald Trump on Saturday, Nov. 28 tweeted that the Wisconsin recount requested by his marketing campaign is “not about discovering errors” within the previously-reported tally, which confirmed a 20,000 vote victory for President-elect Joe Biden.
The Trump marketing campaign filed a recount request for Milwaukee and Dane counties — the state’s two largest predominantly Democratic counties — on Nov. 18. An effort that price the marketing campaign a minimum of $three million, the request claimed that the counties have been host to the “worst irregularities” within the election, however didn’t present proof of criminality.
In his tweet, the president stated that the recount was not an effort to seek out errors within the tally, however about “discovering individuals who have voted illegally.” He additionally tweeted that his marketing campaign has “discovered many unlawful votes,” presumably in Wisconsin. Once more, no such proof has been supplied so far.
Twitter flagged the tweet, citing that the president’s declare “about election fraud is disputed.”
Milwaukee County accomplished its recount and licensed its outcomes on Friday, Nov. 28 and located an elevated margin of victory for Biden within the county after practically 400 uncounted ballots have been discovered. The Democrat gained 257 further votes and the president gained 125 further votes within the recount.
Dane County has not but licensed its outcomes. As soon as it does, each counties outcomes will go to the state for last certification.
To date within the certification course of, there have been no experiences of widespread or large-scale voter fraud or criminality from election officers on the county or state ranges.
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