Since mid-May, President Trump has been saying what is actually happening now. The tens of thousands of mail-in ballots sent by voters, encouraged by Democrats to do so, are causing delays in counting and chaos in most states, making it impossible to confirm the voting data.
After 2:00 a.m., on Wednesday Nov. 4, President Trump spoke from the White House where he showed his discontent for what was happening in several states that were paralyzed without being able to advance with the official result reports because of the obstacles generated by the countless number of mail-in ballots.
“They knew they couldn’t win,” said President Trump as reported by Breitbart, “so they said let’s go to court. And did I predict this, Newt [Gingrich]?” He continued, “I’ve been saying this from the day I heard they were going to send out tens of millions of ballots. I said exactly — because either they were going to win, or if they didn’t win, they’ll take us to court.”
Throughout the presidential campaign, Democrats and like-minded groups urged voters across the country to adopt absentee ballots, using as their argument the prevention of the risk of spreading the CCP virus in polling places.
Many of the states that had never before used postal voting on a large scale experienced logistical problems in the primary elections, yet Democrats continued to encourage people to vote by mail.
Now in the presidential election, the problems that existed during the primaries were compounded, causing delays in the counts in a very close vote that in some states could be defined by a few thousand votes.
Other states where the mail-in voting system was already in use, although previously they did so in a measured way and only out of extreme necessity, now, by order of Democratic governors, sent ballots to all registered voters, whether requested or not, which led to some ballots being delivered to incorrect addresses and many others being disqualified.
Some states allow local officials to begin processing those ballots weeks before Election Day or even as they arrive. But in some of the most crucial states, rules prevent or give clerks little time to begin sorting ballots and verifying signatures before the election.
In other crucial states, such as North Carolina and Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court last week authorized the receipt of ballots and their counting up to nine days after the polls close, which could lead to even more delays. President Trump spoke out against this decision, calling it dangerous and irresponsible.
On May 24, the president wrote on his Twitter account, The United States cannot have all Mail In Ballots. It will be the greatest Rigged Election in history. People grab them from mailboxes, print thousands of forgeries, and “force” people to sign. Also, forge names. Some absentee OK, when necessary. Trying to use Covid for this Scam!”
The United States cannot have all Mail In Ballots. It will be the greatest Rigged Election in history. People grab them from mailboxes, print thousands of forgeries and “force” people to sign. Also, forge names. Some absentee OK, when necessary. Trying to use Covid for this Scam!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 24, 2020
Over time, Twitter began attaching “unsubstantiated message” warnings to Trump’s tweets, as in the following example posted by the president:
“There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone.”
There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 26, 2020
President Trump warned of this situation every chance he got, however, his Democratic opponents and the legacy media refused to agree with him. Today the damage has been done and all that remains is to wait for the final results, which will surely come with more delays and much controversy.