Trump acknowledges Biden 'won' before backtracking

Donald Trump.
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President Trump had to catch himself again.

On Saturday morning, Trump took to Twitter to complain about the election results, briefly acknowledging that President-elect Joe Biden "won" thanks to a "rigged" voting process even though there's no evidence to back up the voter fraud claim.

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It was the second time in recent days that Trump, who at times has falsely claimed he won the election "by a lot," has indicated he's aware that Biden is the victor — during a Friday press conference he appeared to stop himself before mentioning the "next" presidential administration.

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This time, he also backtracked, clarifying in a later tweet that he hasn't conceded the race and that Biden only won "in the eyes of the fake news media." Both tweets were flagged as promoting disputed election frauds claims. Tim O'Donnell

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