Senate Republicans renounce Trump's claim that election results 'may never be' determined - 2020-09-17

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F0.png Senate Republicans renounce Trump's claim that election results 'may never be' determined September 17, 2020, Andrew Desiderio, Politico

Twitter officials flagged Trump's tweet as "potentially misleading statement regarding the process of mail-in voting" — and many GOP senators agreed.

"It's just not accurate," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), acting chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said when asked whether Trump's comment was inappropriate.

"I don't think we'll have inaccurate election results," Rubio added. "They may take a lot longer than they ever have because of the amount of mailed ballots that are going to come in and so forth. But I don't have any concerns about the accuracy of the election."

In a recent report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, members of the Senate Intelligence Committee unanimously endorsed the conclusion that U.S. officials and candidates "should use the absolute greatest amount of restraint and caution if they are considering publicly calling the validity of an upcoming election into question."

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