Trump Flips Into Monday Afternoon Recount Hissy Fit, Labels Everything A ‘Scam’ (DETAILS)


The results of the Wisconsin recount were announced on Monday, and President-elect Donald Trump still came out ahead of Hillary Clinton. The final results of the recount showed Trump with an additional 131 votes, upping his margin of victory to 22,748 votes. The Wisconsin election results changed by a mere 0.06 percent, according to the Associated Press.

In addition to the updated vote totals, the Wisconsin recount also did not show any evidence of a hack or any issues of voter fraud.

President-elect Trump has vehemently opposed the recount that took place in Wisconsin. Responding to the final tallies from Wisconsin, Trump bragged about the additional votes he picked up on Twitter and called the recount efforts — which were led by former Green Party nominee Jill Stein — a “scam.”

Trump has called Jill Stein’s push for recounts a scam multiple times, including when the Wisconsin recount was first announced. At the time, Trump released a statement saying that Stein should respect the results of the election.

‘This is a scam by the Green Party for an election that has already been conceded, and the results of this election should be respected instead of being challenged and abused, which is exactly what Jill Stein is doing.’

Trump later attacked Hillary Clinton on Twitter for joining in on the recount efforts, saying that she should accept the results of the election as she told him to do in the event that she was the election winner.

Jill Stein responded to the Wisconsin results via Twitter as well.

Stein also spoke to the Associated Press about the recount and said that she was disappointed that not all of the state’s counties did hand recounts. She added, though, that her purpose in fighting for recounts was not necessarily to see a change in the outcome of the election, but rather to ensure that the results of the election were accurate.

“The recount in Wisconsin raised a number of important election integrity issues that bear further assessment and serious action to ensure we have integrity and confidence in our electoral system,” she said.

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