DONALD Trump lashed out at the "orchestrated effort" to anoint Joe Biden during a lengthy 46-minute address, claiming "bad things" happened in the election.
Trump alleged on Wednesday that dead people were allowed vote in the 2020 race, counties had more registered voters than residents, and the voting machinery was faulty as he called for "a full forensic audit."
Trump demanded that the signatures on the ballot envelopes were checked,to verify the eligibility, identity and residency of American voters.
"I just keep on going forward because I'm representing 74 million people – and in fact I'm also representing all of the people that didn't vote for me," Trump said.
"The mail in voting scam is the latest part of their [Democratic Party's] four-year effort to overturn the 2016 election. And it's been like living in hell."
"They don't want America First – they only want power for themselves."
"Now I hear that these same people who failed to get me in Washington have sent every piece of information to New York so they can try to get me there," he said.
Trump appeared to be referencing the Manhattan District Attorney's office probe into allegations of fraud and tax evasion against him, his associates, and the Trump organization.
Experts, state and county leaders, and election officials have reiterated that there is no evidence of the widespread voter fraud Trump has repeatedly touted at press briefings and on Twitter.
World leaders have congratulated the president-elect, who has already established a coronavirus transition team – but Trump has yet to concede, insisting today "you can't let another person steal an election from you."
"This is about our democracy and the sacred rights that generations of Americans have fought, bled and died to secure," he raged, calling the election a "national disgrace."
"If we don't root out the fraud, the tremendous and horrible fraud thats taken place in our 2020 election, we don't have a country anymore."
The outgoing president complained about the election results taking weeks and vowed that he was "going to defend the [integrity] of the vote by ensuring that every legal ballot is counted."
He claimed the Democrats filled out ballots of people "not knowing if they were going to show up" before decrying the Dominion Voting Systems.
"We have to go to paper," he said. "The only secure system is paper. Not these systems that nobody understands although the people that run them, I think they understand them very well."
"Frankly, when you look at who's running the company … where are the votes counted – we think the votes are counted in foreign countries," he added, claiming that every district that uses the system has to be carefully monitored.
After launching over 40 lawsuits in battleground states (the majority of which were dismissed by judges) Trump pledged to find out "what went on with an election that we won, without question" after losing to Biden.
He also referenced the Georgia runoff election on January Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and decried the use of the Dominion system there.
Trump previously attacked GOP Georgia Governor Brian Kemp for not intervening when fellow Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified Biden's win.
"There difference is we will have our eyes on it," Trump claimed today "We have to win those Senate seats.
If we don't root out the fraud, the tremendous and horrible fraud thats taken place in our 2020 election, we don't have a country anymore.
"It is statistically impossible that the person – me – [who] led the charge lost," he continued, saying that "fair and honest" Pollsters were needed.
"Detroit is totally corrupt," he raged, claiming there was a vote dump there, before alleging that election officials in Georgia "didn't check signatures."
At one point during his lengthy address, Trump alleged that voters "could sign your name as Santa Claus and it would be accepted" in some areas.
"They found thousands and thousands of votes that were out of whack," he said. "The recount has to be a recount where they check the signatures otherwise they're just rechecking the same dishonest thing, it won't matter.
"The signatures on envelopes are the only thing that matters … we will find that many thousands of people signed these ballots illegally."
Trump also argued that Dems used the pandemic – which has killed over 270,000 Americans – as an excuse to mail out tens of millions of ballots and claimed "there is no one happier right now [about that] than China."
The outgoing president said all of this means that you have to "overturn" the election and said the election was a "total catastrophe," indicating that he hoped the Supreme Court judges would "do what's right for our country."
"Maybe you'll have a re-vote but I don't think that's appropriate," he went on. "I very easily win those swing states."
The race has been called for Biden by news outlets – including Fox News – since November 7 and earlier today, Trump's press secretary Kayleigh McEnany declined to say if and when the president would concede.
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