Quantcast

Trump: Clinton Should Accept Loss, Not Demand Recount

Donald Trump went on a Twitter rant Sunday to slam Hillary Clinton for backing an election recount in Wisconsin, The Huffington Post reported.

The president-elect was enraged at the news that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed for the recount on Friday, and that the Clinton campaign had announced its support of the effort. Stein suggested possible hacking of voting machines, perhaps by the same Russian operatives who attacked computers at the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton campaign.

Trump, calling on his opponents to recognize his victory, pointed out that Clinton criticized him for refusing to promise he would accept the outcome of the election. When the Republican nominee said during a debate that he would wait to see how the race turned out, Clinton declared: “I, for one, am appalled that somebody that is the nominee of one of our two major parties would take that kind of position.”

Trump tweeted: “Hillary Clinton conceded the election when she called me just prior to the victory speech and after the results were in. Nothing will change.” In his next message, the president-elect quoted Clinton’s statement during a debate that “we’ve had free and fair elections, we’ve accepted the outcomes when we may not have liked them, and that is what might be expected of anyone.”

Trump also noted that when she lost the Nov. 8 vote, Clinton said: “We have to accept the results and look to the future. Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead.”

Source: The Huffington Post
Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

Donald Trump should consider giving up the presidency due to the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

The already fine line between privacy and the legally protected right to free speech has been further blurred by the rise of social media. A...

One woman who had just given birth experienced everyone's worst nightmare. What she thought was a simple but stubborn sore throat turned out to be...

Most people don’t associate the subject of menstruation with 300-lb professional football players. But most people don’t know Joshua Garnett,...

We have known for decades that window blinds pose a safety risk for children under the age of six, but for some reason, society is not heeding...

Latest Fab Stories

According to his girlfriend of two years, it turns out the sexiest man alive is definitely not the healthiest man alive.

41-year-old...

According to the very well-connected Tina Brown, George Clooney will not be running for president because his gorgeous and highly intelligent wife...

When you think about how many lives drugs ruin, you most often think about the people who are choosing that lifestyle. We forget how much greater...

A well-known New York City restaurant owner is alleged to have used the third-floor VIP lounge at his eatery as a “rape room”, based on an article...

A woman from England might end up single-handedly adding another letter to the LGBTQ list: 'S' for 'spirits'. The woman says that years ago she...