President Trump on Thursday repeated his baseless claim that the presidential election may not be "honest," again refusing to commit to accepting the election's results if they aren't in his favor. Asked whether he would consider the November election results legitimate only if he wins, Trump said "we want to make sure that the election is honest and I'm not sure that it can be." On Wednesday, Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he's not re-elected this fall, and alleged without evidence Democrats are running a "scam" to steal the election. White House Press Secretary Kaleigh McEnany sought to walk back his comments, saying "the president will accept the results of a free and fair election," but similarly pushing the idea that Democrats are trying to conspire to prevent him from winning.
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