Trump team rejects effort to push vote recount | Reuters

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's transition team on Monday pushed back against an emerging effort to recount votes from the Nov. 8 presidential election, calling it 'nonsense,' but not offering any evidence to back the president-elect's weekend tweet alleging millions of illegal votes.The Green Party last week filed for a recount in Wisconsin, a move joined by lawyers for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and has said it will seek a recount in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Reuters November 28, 2016 22:16:39 IST
Trump team rejects effort to push vote recount
| Reuters

Trump team rejects effort to push vote recount
 Reuters

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's transition team on Monday pushed back against an emerging effort to recount votes from the Nov. 8 presidential election, calling it "nonsense," but not offering any evidence to back the president-elect's weekend tweet alleging millions of illegal votes.The Green Party last week filed for a recount in Wisconsin, a move joined by lawyers for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and has said it will seek a recount in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

(Reporting by Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson; Writing by Susan Heavey)

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