Trump claims 'serious' fraud, says millions voted illegally

President-elect Donald Trump has made unsubstantiated claims of serious US voter fraud but has offered no evidencePresident-elect Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims of serious US voter fraud and said “millions of people” had cast their ballots illegally, offering no evidence for the assertions he put forth on Twitter. Trump’s shock path to the White House saw him fall short of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the popular vote — she carried the election by 2.2 million ballots — but win the all-important Electoral College count, which decides the US presidency. The Republican billionaire’s latest statements, in which he said he would have won the popular vote were it not for the “millions of people who voted illegally,” came as steps are being taken towards recounting votes in the state of Wisconsin, which Trump won.

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