JOE Biden has hinted he won't accept defeat at the Presidential Elections, saying that only way he would lose is through vote tampering.
Democratic nominee Biden is so confident he will win the Presidential election that he believes he will only lose to Donald Trump through "chicanery" – but his remarks raised fears that neither side would accept theNovember result.
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Biden encouraged potential voters at a campaign stop in Eerie, located in the must-win battleground of Pennsylvania, telling them "make sure to vote because the only way we lose this is by the chicanery going on relative to polling places."
He said: "Here's the deal guys, you've gotta make sure you go out and vote, because the only way we lose this is by the chicanery going on relative to polling places."
Biden referenced what he said were attempts by Trump to discourage voting, including casting doubt on the security of mail-in ballots and the encouragement of potentially intimidating Republican poll observers.
When asked directly, Trump has repeatedly avoided confirming that he would accept the result of the election.
Before leaving the state, Biden told reporters his comments were "taken a little out of context" and added that "I'm going to accept the outcome of this election, period."
Biden has previously said that his single greatest concern was Trump trying to "steal" the victory.
Meanwhile, Trump's campaign has accused Biden of lying and stoking fear.
Election experts have been on edge about the process, given chaos and legal challenges during primary elections held amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Trump, who is trailing Biden in opinion polls, is eager to get back on the campaign trail after an absence of more than a week. He plans to travel to the key battleground state of Florida on Monday, followed by rallies in Pennsylvania and Iowa on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
Trump addressed supporters from a White House balcony on Saturday afternoon, urging a crowd of hundreds of largely Black and Latino supporters to help get out the vote.
The president's illness has put a focus on his handling of the pandemic, which has infected nearly 7.7 million people in the United States and killed more than 214,000.
His administration has faced criticism for its lax approach to mask-wearing and social distancing in the White House, with at least 11 close Trump aides testing positive for Covid-19.
Opinion polls show Biden with a substantial lead nationally, although with a narrower advantage in some of the states that may decide the election outcome.
Meanwhile, Biden refused to reveal his position on court packing, saying that voters 'don't deserve' to know ahead of the November election.
The Democrat yet again refused to share his thoughts during an interview in Las Vegas, claiming voters would know his stance the day after the election.
Commenting on the interview, President Trump tweeted: "Biden evades “Court Packing” question.
"@FoxNews Because his puppet masters are willing to destroy the U.S. Supreme Court. Don’t let this, and so many other really bad things, happen. VOTE!"
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