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Trump admits for first time that 'Biden won', but insists vote was rigged

As recently as Saturday Trump had tweeted that "We will WIN!," railed against vote-recounting efforts in Georgia, and pushed debunked theories of voting-machine irregularities

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump appeared to accept for the first time that Joe Biden had been elected the next president, tweeting Sunday that the Democrat “won because the Election was Rigged.”

“NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned company, Dominion, with a bad reputation & bum equipment that couldn’t even qualify for Texas (which I won by a lot!), the Fake & Silent Media, & more!” he said.

As recently as Saturday Trump had tweeted that “We will WIN!,” railed against vote-recounting efforts in Georgia, and pushed debunked theories of voting-machine irregularities.

On Friday, the Associated Press

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First Published: Nov 15 2020 | 7:18 PM IST

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