Rick Scott Falsely Accuses Bill Nelson of “Committing Fraud” in Mandatory Recount

Watch at 3:33 for the worst part:

From Brent D. Griffiths of Politico, 11/11/2018:

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Sunday that he’s won his closely contested Senate race against Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and that his opponent is “committing fraud” in an effort to steal the race from him and is a “sore loser.”

“Sen. Nelson is trying to commit fraud to win this election,” Scott told host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”

Scott repeated his allegations Sunday, without evidence, that fraud is behind the increase in votes for Nelson; both Scott and President Donald Trump have accused Democrats of trying to “steal” the election.

The governor also said he has asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to look into potential fraud. The department and the secretary of state have both previously said there is no evidence of fraud.

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