Refusing election results could initiate democracy's nightmare
Last updated 7/30/2020 at 1:50pm
By now it is an established fact that Donald Trump may, or may not, accept the results of the presidential election. He will definitely accept a win, and he “will have to see” about accepting a defeat.
If he is soundly defeated, as the current polls suggest, he may leave the White House quietly. But if the vote is close, there’s no telling how Trump might react — and, more importantly, how his supporters in Washington and nearby Red states might react.
In a worst-case scenario, Trump would refuse to step down and launch a cavalcade of lawsuits to protest the “rigged” election....
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