US President Donald Trump remarked on the Supreme Court's decision to allow votes to be counted beyond election day at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on Monday night.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a record number of Americans have voted by mail, meaning final results may not be official until after Election Day.
«I think the Pennsylvania decision by the Supreme Court is a very dangerous decision. I think it’s a decision that allows tremendous cheating to go on after the fact but before the votes are tabulated. I think it’s a very, very dangerous decision for our country, and I hope it’s going to be readjusted. We’ll be asking for that,» exclaimed Trump.
Trump has often commented on the Supreme Court’s decision and he has strongly argued that votes should not be counted beyond Nov. 3. Lawmakers and state officials have continuously pointed out that final vote tallies are never official on Election Day.
«I’m very concerned when the Court allows you to go outside of the November 3rd date and they allow you to do all sorts of things for an extended period of time. Bad things will happen, and bad things lead to other type things. It’s a very dangerous thing for our country. And I hope the Supreme Court has the wisdom to change it, because they can’t let it stand,» stated Trump.
Shortly before making the statements, Trump tweeted on the matter causing some controversy. «The Supreme Court decision on voting in Pennsylvania is a VERY dangerous one. It will allow rampant and unchecked cheating and will undermine our entire systems of laws. It will also induce violence in the streets» Trump tweeted.
Twitter quickly added a warning label to the tweet, telling users that the contents of the tweet might be misleading about an election or other civic process.