The president of the United States, Donald Trump, denied this Sunday that he is planning to proclaim himself the winner of the elections next Tuesday before the results confirm the winner, as reported by local media.
“It’s false information, let’s see what happens” on election night, Trump told reporters at the Charlotte airport in South Carolina after giving a rally.
The ruler was referring to the information published this Sunday by the digital newspaper Axios, according to which Trump has told “people he trusts” that he would stand on a podium to declare himself the winner on Tuesday night “if it looks like it’s leading” the counts.
The media, which cites three anonymous sources “familiar with their private comments,” assured that Trump’s intention to declare himself the winner would occur. “even if the Electoral College result still depends on a large number of unscrutinized votes in key states like Pennsylvania. “
For this to happen, it should have clear advantages “in Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Iowa, Arizona and Georgia,” several of the key states the election is believed to depend on.
Asked also about this information, his Democratic rival in the elections, former Vice President Joe Biden, assured reporters that his “answer is that the president is not going to steal these elections.
Despite denying what was published by Axios, Trump confirmed that he will try to mail ballot counting stops as soon as the polls close on Tuesday.
“I do not think it is fair that we have to wait a long time after the elections” to know the winner, said the president, who called into question the honesty of the system in states ruled by Democrats, something unprecedented in the US.
“I think it’s terrible that you can collect ballots after an election,” Trump said, referring to the possibility that mail-in ballots count even if they were received after the polls close as long as they were cast on time.
“As soon as the elections are over, we will go with our lawyers “, threatened.
Pennsylvania in the spotlight
Specifically, he cited the case of Pennsylvania, one of the most contested states, and its governor, Democrat Tom Wolf, whose honesty he called into question without evidence.
“We don’t want to have Pennsylvania, where there is a very partisan guy as governor … We don’t want to be in a position where he is allowed to see tickets arrive every day.[y pensar] ‘Let’s see if we can only find 10,000 more votes’ “, said.
In the 2016 elections, in which he beat the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, Trump won in Pennsylvania 44,292 up votes than its rival, of the more than 6 million issued, which represents a difference of 0.7%.
In these elections, the polls also anticipate a very narrow result, with Biden leading by 4.3 percentage points, according to the average of polls compiled by RealClearPolitics.
Trump is in the final stretch of the campaign embarking on a frenzy rally marathon electoral that will take him to give ten in seven states in the last two days, in order to close the advantage of 7.2 points that Biden has.