TriggerPhoto/iStockBy EVAN MCMURRY and JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following November’s election.
Asked Wednesday if he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power after the election — win or lose — Trump responded, “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens.”
He went on to stoke baseless fears of widespread voter fraud with mail-in ballots.
“Get rid of the ballots,” Trump added, “and you’ll have a very peaceful — there won’t be a transfer, frankly. There’ll be a continuation.”
JUST IN: Asked if he’d “commit to making sure that there is a peaceful transferral of power after the election,” Pres. Trump says, “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens.” https://t.co/JsAo4rBy2e pic.twitter.com/8haEyDVsdx
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