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Sen. Jeff Sessions Tries To Downplay Trump's Accusations Of Cheating

Sen. Jeff Sessions tells ABC's Martha Raddatz that "too much has been made" of Trump's accusations that the only way he loses his presidential bid is if there's cheating.
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Sen. Jeff Sessions tells ABC's Martha Raddatz that "too much has been made" of Trump's accusations that the only way he loses his presidential bid is if there's cheating. It seems the Trump campaign is having a much easier time of keeping the surrogates on message than they are their candidate.

Here's Sessions after first trying to paint a rosy picture of Trump's poll numbers responding to the comments Hair Drumpf made about Pennsylvania:

RADDATZ: But let's listen to what Mr. Trump said on Friday about the state of Pennsylvania.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

TRUMP: The only way we can lose, in my opinion, I really mean this, Pennsylvania, is if cheating goes on. I really believe it.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

SESSIONS: Well, look, Pennsylvania, is a state that Donald Trump and his campaign believe they can win. This poll shows an erosion of support there. But he's been neck and neck and Republicans haven't won Pennsylvania in many, many years. So he's going after Pennsylvania. He believes he can win Pennsylvania. And he's going to work at it.

RADDATZ: Well, but let -- let's talk about his accusations of cheating. The Trump campaign is also asking for volunteers to be Trump election observers.

Do you agree there could be cheating?

SESSIONS: Well, there's cheating in every election. And every party goes out in advance of the election and they call on poll watchers and those kind of things to make sure that they're not cheated out of an election.

And that just really helps create integrity in the system. So, yes, I think he'll be (INAUDIBLE)...

RADDATZ: I -- I think a study of elections from 2000 to 2014...

SESSIONS: I think too much has been made out of that comment.

RADDATZ: You -- you think...

SESSIONS: I think he believes -- what he was saying is, it's going to be a very close election. He believes he's going to win Pennsylvania.

Don't tell that to Sean Hannity and Alex Jones who have already been screaming to the hills about Trump losing due to the election being "rigged." If there's anyone who knows how to rig and steal elections, it's Republicans, but one of their favorite sports is projection and pretending that Democrats are the ones committing voter fraud by heaven forbid, allowing everyone to vote.


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