President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his campaign is making progress and expressed confidence that he will ultimately be declared the winner of the 2020 election.
Trump took to Twitter, his favored social media platform, and wrote in all capital letters: “WE ARE MAKING BIG PROGRESS. RESULTS START TO COME IN NEXT WEEK. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”
“WE WILL WIN!” he added in another. Trump also alleged that massive ballot counting abuse took place.
The president, 74, has largely stayed out of sight as legal battles play out in battleground states like Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. Trump’s last press conference was in early hours of Nov. 4, though campaign officials have held a number of them since then.
His challenger, Democrat candidate Joe Biden, over the weekend declared victory after projections from some news outlets had him winning Pennsylvania.
The Epoch Times isn’t calling the race until the legal battles are resolved.
A lawsuit filed Monday in Michigan contained affidavits from poll watchers alleging irregularities, such as ballots improperly being put into “problem ballots” boxes and vehicles with out-of-state license plates dropping off tens of thousands of ballots.
A City of Detroit employee said she was instructed to backdate ballots and not look for any deficiencies. In addition, Jacobs asserted that she observed daily colleagues coach and try to coach voters to vote for Biden.
Plaintiffs are hoping a judge voids the election in Wayne County and orders a new vote. Wayne County includes Detroit.
Whistleblowers in Nevada said in affidavits that they witnessed people in a Biden-Harris van opening, filling out, and resealing mail ballots and were overruled when they raised concerns about some 14,000 ballots.
In Wisconsin, the Trump campaign moved over the weekend to initiate a recount. In Pennsylvania, the campaign on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging a “two-tiered” election system. In Georgia, the campaign on Tuesday called for officials to conduct a full hand-recount, pointing to alleged irregularities.
Meanwhile, Biden’s lead in Arizona has continually shrunk—an automatic recount is becoming more likely—and Trump remains far ahead in North Carolina and Alaska, where workers have still not counted all the ballots.
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Tuesday that the committee “is committed to pursuing every irregularity,” while Vice President Mike Pence called for the counting of “every LEGAL vote.”
Biden was scheduled to deliver remarks from Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday afternoon, with his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).
On Monday, he told a press conference that he was “humbled by the trust this country and the American people have placed in me and Vice President Elect Harris.”
“And we’re ready to get to work, addressing the needs of the American people,” he added.