Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and other Democratic Party leaders claim that US President Donald Trump will appear to win on election night only to lose once millions of mail-in votes are counted. They say he is already laying the ground to claim ballot fraud and refuse to concede defeat.
US Democratic Party Senate leader Chuck Schumer has backed Bernie Sanders’ call for a plan for the “nightmarish scenario” of President Donald Trump refusing to concede in November’s election.
Vermont Senator Sanders is the latest Democrat to claim Trump will refuse to accept defeat if he loses the election scheduled for November 3, in an interview with website Politico.
“What we have got to do in the next two months is to alert the American people about what that nightmarish scenario might look like in order to prepare them for that possibility and talk about what we do if that happens,” Sanders warned. “This is not just a ‘constitutional crisis.’ This is a threat to everything this country stands for.”
Democratic Senate minority leader Schumer tweeted on Saturday that he was “standing side-by-side” with Sanders on his call for a regime change plan.
In recent week, Democrats including former president Bill Clinton and failed candidates Al Gore and Hillary Clinton claim that Trump might win based on votes cast at polling stations, only to lose when millions of postal votes are counted over the following weeks.
Trump and other Republicans have repeatedly…