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Donald Trump Jr. cites James O’Keefe and says his dad will only concede if results are ‘legit’

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Donald Trump Jr. said on Tuesday that he expected his father to concede if “legit and fair” results showed that the Republican nominee lost to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

In an election day interview, MSNBC host Willie Geist reminded Donald Trump Jr. that his father had said for months that the election was “rigged.”

“Can you say here right now, if Hillary Clinton is a clear cut winner tonight in the Electoral College, your father will concede the election in a speech tonight?” the MSNBC host wondered.

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“Of course,” Donald Trump Jr. insisted. “All we’ve wanted is a fair fight.”

Citing undercover videos by discredited conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe, the younger Trump suggested that Democrats may be using dirty tricks to steal the election from his father.

“You know, we just want a fair system,” he said. “Some stuff is going on. I don’t know if it’s enough to move elections. But we’ve seen states, you know, a few thousand votes can make a difference.”

Geist pressed: “If he loses, he will concede tonight?”

“If he loses and it’s legit and fair,” Donald Trump Jr. replied. “Without question, yes.”

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Watch the video below from MSNBC, broadcast Nov. 8, 2016.


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Democrats and Never-Trumpers gaming out ‘doomsday scenarios’ if president refuses to leave office: report

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According to a report in the New York Times, Democratic strategists and Never-Trumper conservatives fear Donald Trump will refuse to leave office should he lose in November and are making plans and figuring out their legal options should such an unprecedented state of affairs come to pass.

The report, by the Times' Reid Epstein, begins with one such possible scenario.

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‘Retaliation plain and simple’: Vaccine agency top Doc fired by Trump administration files whistleblower complaint

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Dr. Rick Bright has retained an attorney and will be filing a whistleblower complaint after the Trump administration fired him from his position as head of the federal agency charged with developing a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Bright was moved to a different agency with a narrower focus after he raised concerns over President Donald Trump's obsession with promoting hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug recent studies found doubles the death rate in coronavirus patients.

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Checking blood for coronavirus antibodies – 3 questions answered about serological tests and immunity

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