President Trump said he would not “go along” with conceding the election if he believes the results have been “manipulated,” continuing to press unfounded conspiracy theories about voters casting ballots by mail.
“Will you urge supporters to stay calm during this extended period not to engage in any civil unrest and pledge tonight that you will not declare victory until the election has been independently certified,” asked moderator Chris Wallace.
“I’m urging supporters to go into the poll and watch very carefully,” Trump said tonight, beginning to slam vote by mail. “If it’s a fair election, I’m 100% on board. But If I see tens of thousands of ballots being manipulated, I can’t go along with that.”
Biden responded to the question by agreeing to “not declare victory” until the election if certified.
“This is all about trying to dissuade people from voting because he is trying to scare people into thinking that it is not going to be legitimate,” Biden said. “Show up and vote. You will determine the outcome of this election