Ever since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, liberals have been whining about how “unfair” the result is since the Democratic presidential nominee won the popular vote.
After the election, liberals immediately began calling for a recount in key battleground states in the hopes that they could somehow steal the presidency from Trump. Now, it looks like they just may have gotten their wish…
Jill Stein’s presidential campaign announced on Wednesday that it plans to file for recounts in three key states if it can raise enough money. In a statement Stein said, “After a divisive and painful presidential race, reported hacks into voter and party databases and individual email accounts are causing many Americans to wonder if our election results are reliable.”
Stein wants to request recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — states that were critical to Donald Trump’s victory. Trump carried Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, and is likely to win Michigan, although the state has not yet been officially called.
A Stein spokeswoman said the campaign has not yet filed the official paperwork for the recounts. The campaign needs $2 million to pay for the filing fees and the actual recount process, and it has set up a fundraising website to collect the money.
The subject of recounts in these states first arose late Tuesday when New York Magazine reported that election security experts were urging Hillary Clinton’s campaign to contest the results there, citing suspicious results.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 23, 2016
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