Clinton Campaign Looking into Challenging Outcome of Election to Undermine the Vote

ST LOUIS, MO - MARCH 12:  Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a Get Out the Vote event at the Nelson-Mulligan Carpenters' Training Center on March 12, 2016 in St Louis Missouri.  Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Missouri and Ohio.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
During the weeks before the final day of the campaign, both the Clinton camp and the media attacked Donald Trump for refusing to say he would automatically accept the outcome of the vote on Election Day. But now Clinton’s campaign chief is taking meetings with groups urging him to do just that by considering a challenge to the final vote in several of the key states that gave Trump the White House. Reports from several sources revealed on November 22 that Clinton campaign chief John Podesta was taking meetings with a group claiming it had discovered “irregularities” in several counties of some of the states that Trump won. group of prominent academics & election lawyers held conference call w/ Podesta and Elias last week lobbying recounthttps://t.co/EnHq9woAcw — Gabriel Sherman (@gabrielsherman) November 22, 2016 Apparently a “group of prominent computer scientists and election lawyers” met with Podesta to express their belief that they “found persuasive evidence that results in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania may have been manipulated or hacked,” according to New York magazine. The academics presented findings showing that in Wisconsin, Clinton received 7 percent fewer votes in counties that relied on electronic-voting machines compared with counties that used optical scanners

Clinton Campaign Looking into Challenging Outcome of Election to Undermine the Vote

ST LOUIS, MO - MARCH 12:  Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a Get Out the Vote event at the Nelson-Mulligan Carpenters' Training Center on March 12, 2016 in St Louis Missouri.  Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Missouri and Ohio.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
During the weeks before the final day of the campaign, both the Clinton camp and the media attacked Donald Trump for refusing to say he would automatically accept the outcome of the vote on Election Day. But now Clinton’s campaign chief is taking meetings with groups urging him to do just that by considering a challenge to the final vote in several of the key states that gave Trump the White House. Reports from several sources revealed on November 22 that Clinton campaign chief John Podesta was taking meetings with a group claiming it had discovered “irregularities” in several counties of some of the states that Trump won. group of prominent academics & election lawyers held conference call w/ Podesta and Elias last week lobbying recounthttps://t.co/EnHq9woAcw — Gabriel Sherman (@gabrielsherman) November 22, 2016 Apparently a “group of prominent computer scientists and election lawyers” met with Podesta to express their belief that they “found persuasive evidence that results in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania may have been manipulated or hacked,” according to New York magazine. The academics presented findings showing that in Wisconsin, Clinton received 7 percent fewer votes in counties that relied on electronic-voting machines compared with counties that used optical scanners