Things are getting intense at the White House.
Trump gave a special announcement late last night while votes were still being tallied up in swing states.
In his announcement, Trumped declared victory in key swing sates and warned the American people that a sad group of people were trying to disenfranchise voters.
He went on to say in his announcement “we will be going to the Supreme court” in reference to disputed mail-in ballots being counted late.
Trending: NEW Statement From President Trump
President Trump says "frankly, we did win this election" and that "we will be going to the U.S. Supreme Court. We want all voting to stop. We don’t want them to find any ballots at 4:00 in the morning and add them to the list.." pic.twitter.com/sPHvdhdb8y
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) November 4, 2020
‘This is a major fraud on our nation’: Donald Trump announces he will go to the Supreme Court, claiming that there has been fraud involved in the ballot. ‘Frankly, we did win this election,’ he said. | Follow live updates: https://t.co/GyIfFyiqLD pic.twitter.com/ap9oKAshAl
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) November 4, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: #Trump says he will go to the US Supreme Court to dispute election count.
"This is a fraud. We were getting ready to win the elections. Frankly we did win," he has told supporters. pic.twitter.com/o7qiPQcOmR
— Eyewitness News (@ewnupdates) November 4, 2020
Our Friends over at Fox News covered the full story and dropped these details:
President Trump declared victory in multiple key battleground states early Wednesday, even though it remained unclear who had the votes to win, as Trump hinted the White House would push the Supreme Court to rule over disputed ballots, warning that a “very sad group of people” was trying to “disenfranchise” voters.
The president, speaking from the East Room of the White House, alongside first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence, thanked his supporters and touted “record” turnout.
“I want to thank the American people for their tremendous support. Millions and millions of people voted for us tonight and a very sad group of people is trying to disenfranchise that group of people and we will not stand for it,” Trump said. “We won’t stand for it.”
"This is a major fraud on our nation":
Donald Trump announces he will go to the Supreme Court, claiming that there has been fraud involved in the ballot. ‘Frankly, we did win this election,’ he said.
Follow live updates: pic.twitter.com/aiLEMjUyOR
— RTÉ (@rte) November 4, 2020
The AP News covered the story too:
Democrat Joe Biden’s campaign says it will fight any efforts by President Donald Trump’s campaign to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent ballots from being tabulated.
In a statement sent before 4 a.m. Wednesday, Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon called Trump’s statement that he will “be going to the U.S. Supreme Court” and that he wants “all voting to stop” “outrageous, unprecedented and incorrect.”
O’Malley Dillon says the Biden campaign has “legal teams standing by ready to deploy to resist that effort.” And she says, “They will prevail.”
This isn’t unexpected, we knew going into this election things were going to get ugly.
The presidential election is just getting started!