In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2016
This is terrifying on a number of levels. Not only does it further demonstrate that the soon-to-be leader of the free world has a skin as thin as tissue paper, but it highlights the fact that Trump will as president continue to trade in insane conspiracy theories just as he did as a candidate and as a reality show star before that. There is exactly no evidence that “millions of people voted illegally” in the election. None. Zilch. Zero. But Trump doesn’t care.
Hard to argue against an audit/recount if the president-elect asserts, without any evidence, that were millions of illegal votes
— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) November 27, 2016