The Biden campaign slammed Donald Trump's false claims of an election victory as "outrageous, unprecedented and incorrect."
"Frankly, we did win this election," Trump said as votes continued to be counted. "A very sad group of people is trying to disenfranchise" the millions of people who voted for Trump, the Republican president said in a statement at the White House.
"They knew they couldn't win, so they said, let's go to court," Trump said, noting that he predicted this, and said he would ask the Supreme Court to terminate the counting of votes.
Shortly after, Joe Biden's campaign manager Jen O'Malley Dillion issued a statement rebuking the president's remarks. "The counting will not stop. It will continue until every duly cast vote is counted. Because that is what our laws — the laws that protect every Americans' constitutional right to vote — require," O'Malley Dillon said, adding that the statement was "a naked effort to take away the democratic rights of American citizens."
"We repeat what the Vice President said tonight: Donald Trump does not decide the outcome of this election. Joe Biden does not decide the outcome of this election," O'Malley Dillon said. "The American people decide the outcome of this election. And the democratic process must and will continue until its conclusion."
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With votes still being counted in key states, no media outlet has yet to call a winner.