President Trump again would not commit to accepting the results of the election if he loses, saying he’s not sure they can be “honest.”


President Trump signs an executive order on safe policing for safe communities June 16, 2020 photo White House

A day after President Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power drew rebukes from Democrats, nervous distancing from Republicans and attempts at reassurance from the White House, Mr. Trump weighed in again Thursday and said that he was not sure the November election could be “honest” because mail-in ballots are “a whole big scam.”

 Here’s what you need to know:

  • At a Florida rally, Trump returns to attacking Democrats over the Supreme Court.
  • After the White House said Trump would accept the results of the election, he once again suggests it may be tainted.
  • Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power prompts McConnell to promise ‘an orderly transition.’
  • Democrats sound alarms about Trump’s refusal to guarantee a peaceful transfer of power: ‘This is how democracy dies.’
  • Trump, who is seeking to strike down the Affordable Care Act, outlined his own plan today in North Carolina.
  • Facebook removes Russian-linked disinformation networks with the potential to warp the election.
  • Bernie Sanders says America faces an election ‘between Donald Trump and democracy.’
  • ‘Vote him out,’ protesters chant as Trump visits Justice Ginsburg’s coffin.p;

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