In an appearance on Fox News Tuesday afternoon, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that he is getting reports of voter fraud from “various places.”
When asked if he still believes the vote is “rigged,” Trump replied, “It’s largely a rigged system. And you see it all the polling booths, you know.”
“Are you saying that you don’t believe this will be over tonight?” he was asked.
“No, I’m not saying that,” Trump replied. “I’m saying I have to look at what’s happening, I have to look at reports that are coming in. There are reports that when people vote for Republicans, the entire ticket switches over to Democrats. You’ve seen that. It’s happening at various places today, it’s been reported.”
“Vote flipping” is something that occurs every election, when some machines malfunction and post the opposite results of what an elector has chosen, according to Time magazine.
“Out of tens of millions of votes cast, there have been a few hundred reports of vote flipping every year for the past decade. This year is no exception. A handful of counties in North Carolina, Texas and Nevada have reported isolated problems with machines vote flipping in the last couple weeks,” said Time, adding that the glitch happens infrequently enough as to be statistically invisible.
“We have to be careful, we have to see what it is,” Trump said.
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Trump just said on Fox he's heard reports of voter fraud: "It's happening at various places…It's been reported." pic.twitter.com/ziSchJ2fZH
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 8, 2016
Trump approves of North Korea missile tests: ‘I have no problem’ because they’re just ‘short-range missiles’
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"Short-range missiles, we never made an agreement on that," said Trump. "I have no problem, we'll see what happens, but these are short-range missiles. They're very standard."
The thought that short-range missiles would still be capable of hitting our allies in the region, like South Korea and Japan, does not seem to have occurred to him.
Trump says he has "no problem" with North Korea testing missiles because they are just "short-range missiles" that are "very standard." pic.twitter.com/fdKtQ6yrBE
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