Donald Trump lost the election to Joe Biden, and now the outgoing president weeps fraud like a sore loser in the hope that this will somehow change the outcome.
Note: It won't.
On Tuesday evening, the New York Times reported that election officials in a number of states across the country had found no evidence to support Trump's desperate claims.
The report said: “Election officials in dozens of states representing both political parties said there was no evidence that fraud or other irregularities played a role in the outcome of the presidential race, a violent reprimand from President Trump's portrait of a cheater represents election. "
Not only did these officials deny that widespread fraud had occurred, but the New York Times reported that they called the election a "remarkable success" despite a raging pandemic and record turnout.
The report quotes an Ohio Republican official who referred to electoral fraud as "conspiracy theories and rumors" and a GOP leader in Kansas who said there were no "widespread systematic problems with election fraud, intimidation, irregularities or electoral problems".
The newspaper contacted officials in all states and was unable to find any substantial evidence to support Trump's claim that widespread electoral fraud cost him the election.
Trump seems to be the only person who cannot accept the election results
On Tuesday evening, Donald Trump again claimed the election had been rigged and said the American people would not stand up for it.
"People will not accept this rigged choice!" he wailed.
People will not accept this rigged choice! https://t.co/XQAOIt5ZwU
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 11, 2020
The fact is, however, that the world has largely moved on. Even though Republicans played along with Trump's tantrum, they even know the goose is cooked. Executives from around the world have called to congratulate Joe Biden and offer their support.
Nearly 80 percent of Americans say Biden won the election and will be the next president, according to a new poll.
Donald Trump appears to be the only person who cannot accept what was a crucial, legitimate victory for Joe Biden.
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Sean Colarossi currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for both of President Obama's presidential campaigns. He also worked with Planned Parenthood as the Outreach Organizer of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, helping Northeast Ohio residents get health insurance.