CNN: Obama: Trump's rigged election claim 'whining before the game's even over'
Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama on Tuesday cast Donald Trump's claims of a rigged election as potentially corrosive to American democracy, insisting that the Republican presidential nominee was griping about an invented conspiracy.
"You start whining before the game's even over?" Obama said during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden, adding that Trump's claim is "not based on facts."
Trump and his surrogates have increasingly claimed the US election system is "rigged," coming after two lackluster debate performances and a drop in poll numbers nationally and in key swing states. He's urged his supporters to monitor polling sites for potentially ineligible voters attempting to cast ballots.
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WNU Editor: The one to ask this question to is Bernie Sanders .... who must feel that he was used and manipulated when he ran for the Democrat Presidential nomination.
More News On President Obama's Remarks That The U.S. Presidential Election Is Not Fixed
Obama to Trump: No evidence U.S. election rigged; 'Stop whining' -- Reuters
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President Obama to Donald Trump About 'Rigged' Elections: 'Stop Whining' -- NBC
Obama accuses Trump of 'whining' on vote-rigging claims -- FOX News
Obama Calls Trump a Whiner Over ‘Rigged’ Election Complaints -- Bloomberg