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The 9 most notable comments Trump has made about accepting the election results

Posted On: Sep 24, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

The 9 most notable comments Trump has made about accepting the election results

President Donald Trump's refusal Wednesday to guarantee that he would accept the results and exit the White House if he is defeated caused an explosion of outrage and put congressional Republicans on the defensive about what would otherwise be a fundamental assumption of a democratic system.
It also ratcheted up tensions amid a burgeoning Supreme Court fight that is sure to further embitter both sides of the political spectrum, as Trump has said he wants a successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in place in time to adjudicate possible legal disputes over contested election results.
But for months Trump has raised doubts about the integrity of this year's elections, accusing Democrats of going to great lengths to skew results in their favor and making it a recurring theme in his reelection campaign - while providing little evidence to back up his grievous assertions.
He's also off-handedly mused on a handful of occasions about getting more than the constitutionally permitted eight years in office because of...

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