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WikiLeaks encouraged Donald Trump’s campaign to contest the results of the 2016 election if he lost to Hillary Clinton, according to private messages sent to the then-candidate’s eldest son, Donald Trump, Jr.
The messages were released by Trump Jr. on Monday after they were obtained by The Atlantic.
Despite his surprise election victory, Trump still cast doubt on the legitmacy of the election, hinting at possible voter fraud without providing any evidence back it up.
The self-described radical transparency organization WikiLeaks told Donald Trump Jr. on Election Day that it would be “much more interesting” if his father challenged the election results if he lost to Hillary Clinton, instead of conceding victory, Join The Conversation