President Trump lashed out at his predecessor Barack Obama on Tuesday and used the former president’s own words to bolster the case that Trump’s campaign didn’t help Russians tamper with the 2016 election.
“There is no serious person out there who would suggest somehow that you could even rig America’s elections, there’s no evidence that that has happened in the past or that it will happen this time, and so I’d invite Mr. Trump to stop whining and make his case to get votes, ” the president wrote, quoting Obama from October 2016.
In a Rose Garden appearance with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Obama was asked during a question-and-answer session about Trump’s claims that the election was rigged in favor of his challenger, Hillary Clinton.
“And if he got the most votes, then it would be my expectation of Hillary Clinton to offer a gracious concession speech and pledge to work with him in order to make sure that the American people benefit from an effective government,” Obama continued. Moments later, Trump completed his Twitter thought on Obama and the elections.
“The President Obama quote just before election. That’s because he thought Crooked Hillary was going to win and he didn’t want to ‘rock the boat.’ When I easily won the Electoral College, the whole game changed and the Russian excuse became the narrative of the Dems,” Trump concluded.And then there's THIS: