Fact Check: Trump's premature declaration of victory

Washington (AFP) – In an address early Wednesday from the White House, after polls had closed but while ballots were still being counted in battleground states, US President Donald Trump falsely declared that he had won reelection.His remarks came hours after a tweet in which he said: “We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election. We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed!”Trump had a significant lead in Pennsylvania and slimmer edges in Michigan and Wisconsin at the time, according to US television networks.But Twitter flagged the tweet, saying …

Read More

HEDGE accordingly