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AP Explains: Trump's baseless tweets about vote in 4 states

Posted at 6:28 AM, Nov 10, 2020

President Donald Trump is tweeting a series of claims about four states where he is currently trailing President-elect Joe Biden.

In all four cases, the Associated Press says his tweets were baseless or misstated how the electoral process works.

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While The Associated Press and other media outlets have already declared Biden the winner, Trump has pursued legal challenges in several states and repeatedly made a barrage of false or dubious claims about voter fraud and the counting of mail-in ballots.

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On Monday afternoon, he tweeted about four states: Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The AP has called three of those states — Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — for Biden.