Donald Trump offered a concession of sorts in an early Sunday tweet rife with conspiracy theories and falsehoods.
Tweeted Trump: “He won because the Election was Rigged. NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned company, Dominion, with a bad reputation & bum equipment that couldn’t even qualify for Texas (which I won by a lot!), the Fake & Silent Media, & more!”
The Hill reports: “The tweets, like many of the president’s recent posts about the election, were flagged by Twitter as containing disputed claims about election fraud. The president has repeatedly falsely claimed observers were barred during the vote-counting process, and the campaign’s legal challenges have not claimed the software used in tabulating the votes affected the outcome. … Trump has thus far refused to acknowledge Biden’s victory, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying last week the department would ‘transition to a second Trump administration.’ The president last Friday did acknowledge at least the possibility of a Biden administration while discussing the coronavirus pandemic.”
Trump took his “concession” back a little over an hour later.
Trump spent Saturday evening inciting violence after hundreds of his white supremacist supporters filled the streets of D.C. for the so-called Million MAGA March.