Considering the circumstances, President Trump is handling the election situation as well as could be expected.
On Friday, he questioned the disappearance of his initial lead and urged Biden not to claim victory before all the votes have been counted.
FOX News reports:
Trump decries lead that ‘miraculously’ disappeared, urges Biden not to ‘wrongfully claim’ White House
President Trump on Friday night decried his initial lead in the presidential race that he watched “miraculously disappear as the days went by” and urged his opponent Joe Biden not to claim victory in the election.
“Joe Biden should not wrongfully claim the office of the President,” Trump tweeted. “I could make that claim also. Legal proceedings are just now beginning!”
Biden has been gaining votes in crucial battleground states like Pennsylvania and Georgia, where Trump had early leads because of how each of the candidates’ supporters chose to vote — Trump supporters tended to vote in person, and those votes were counted first, and Biden supporters tended to vote by mail.
“I had such a big lead in all of these states late into election night, only to see the leads miraculously disappear as the days went by,” he wrote on Twitter. “Perhaps these leads will return as our legal proceedings move forward!”
Democratic nominee Biden has not claimed the office, but he has predicted victory once the final votes are counted.
On Thursday, Trump told reporters: “If you only count the legal votes, I easily win.”
See Trump’s tweet below:
I had such a big lead in all of these states late into election night, only to see the leads miraculously disappear as the days went by. Perhaps these leads will return as our legal proceedings move forward!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2020
This isn’t over until it’s over.