As the revolt against Donald Trump’s victory Nov. 8 takes another turn – with calls to challenge results in three states and more “faithless” electors vowing not to vote for Trump – Hillary Clinton’s lecture to Trump after the third presidential debate on the virtue of accepting election outcomes comes to mind.
When considerable attention was given to Trump’s reluctance during the third presidential debate to pledge that he would accept the results of the election, Clinton went on record stating, “One of our hallmarks has always been that we accept the outcomes of our election.”
Clinton told reporters after the Oct. 19 event that “it was horrifying what he said on the debate stage tonight.”
“Our country has been around for 240 years, and we’re a country based on laws, and we have hot, contested elections going back to the very beginning,” she said, “But one of our hallmarks has always been that we accept the outcomes of our election. We do the best we can to have free and fair elections, which we do, and somebody wins and somebody loses.” – READ MORE