1. Will totally accept election results if I win: Donald Trump

Will totally accept election results if I win: Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today asserted that that he will totally accept the outcome of the "historic" presidential election if he wins but reserved his right to file a legal challenge in case of a "questionable result".

By: | Washington | Published: October 21, 2016 1:54 AM
"The debate last night was amazing. And everybody said, I won. Including every single online poll, and some had it at 90 and close to 90 per cent, so that's pretty cool," Donald Trump said. (Reuters) “The debate last night was amazing. And everybody said, I won. Including every single online poll, and some had it at 90 and close to 90 per cent, so that’s pretty cool,” Donald Trump said. (Reuters)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today asserted that that he will totally accept the outcome of the “historic” presidential election if he wins but reserved his right to file a legal challenge in case of a “questionable result”.

“Ladies and gentleman, I want to make a major announcement today. I would like to promise and pledge to all of my voters and supporters, and to all of the people of the United States that I will totally accept the results of this great and historic Presidential election, if I win,” Trump told his supporters in Delaware, Ohio.

However, the 70-year-old billionaire, went on to state, “I will accept a clear election result, but I will also reserve my right to contest and file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result.”

Last night during the third and final presidential debate, Trump refused to commit himself to whether he would accept the results of the November 8 general elections.

“The debate last night was amazing. And everybody said, I won. Including every single online poll, and some had it at 90 and close to 90 per cent, so that’s pretty cool,” he said.

Trump, however, continued with his allegations of voter’s fraud.

“The question of voter fraud came up during the debate. We want fairness in the election. This is having nothing to do with me. But having to do with the future of our country. We have to have fairness. John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, was quoted in WikiLeaks as saying, illegal immigrants could vote as long as they have their drivers license,” Trump said.

“What I’m saying is don’t be naive folks. Don’t be naive. One of the big issues that came up last night, was the fact that the Clinton campaign has paid people to disrupt, violently, our rallies, and to incite absolute total bedlam. It’s so bad, so bad,” Trump said.

“And you know, I have had occasions where we had rallies and it was so incredibly violent. I said, what’s going on over here? These were paid people by the Clinton campaign and it just came out,” he alleged.

Trump said he gives a lot of credit to the people that brought this out.

“Believe me. This is criminal behavior that violates centuries of tradition of peaceful, democratic elections. A campaign like Clinton’s that will incite violence, is truly a campaign that will do anything to win,” he said.

The Republican presidential candidate said that Clinton would endanger the country if elected.

“The candidate like crooked Hillary Clinton, who will lie to Congress, lie to the FBI, destroy 33,000 e-mails, put her office up for sale and put our confidential information in the reach of our enemies, is a candidate who is truly capable of anything, including voter fraud,” he said.

“In addition, it was just learned that Hillary Clinton was given the exact questions to a previous debate, word for word, by Donna Brazile…who is now under tremendous pressure to resign from the DNC, as she should be. She should resign. How can a woman do that? That is cheating at the highest level,” he added.

“But I ask you, why shouldn’t Hillary Clinton resign from the race? She was given — think of it — she was given these questions. She used these questions, studied the questions, got the perfect answer for the questions, and never said that she did something that was totally wrong and inappropriate. Hence the name crooked Hillary,” Trump said.

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