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After Biden win, McConnell says Trump OK to fight election

Mitch McConnell
Posted at 9:59 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 21:59:40-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “100% within his rights” to question election results and consider legal options.

The Republican leader says the process will play out and “reach its conclusion.”

Trump has declined to concede the presidential race and is mounting legal fights, but there has been no indication or evidence of voter irregularities or fraud in the election.

Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer calls the GOP refusal to accept the outcome “dangerous” to democracy.