(NEWSER) – President Trump isn’t letting one of his controversial claims about the election go away: In a meeting with congressional leaders Monday, he told them that he would have won the popular vote if not for voter fraud. “He said 3 to 5 million ‘illegals’ voted so that’s why he lost popular vote,” says a Democratic aide present, per the Hill.
Multiple outlets, including the Washington Post, have the same story with their own sources. And the New York Times doesn’t mince words, stating in a front-page headline that “Trump Repeats Lie About Popular Vote …”
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