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Wisconsin Officials Outraged After Pro-Trump Observers Start Objecting To Every Vote In Recount

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With over 30 cases lost or dismissed in court, President Donald Trump and his legal team are scrambling to argue a modicum of legitimacy in the lies that widespread voter fraud tipped the 2020 presidential election to President-elect Joe Biden.

A key component in this effort is amplifying the wildly delusional claims to the less scrutinizing court of public opinion.

In the weeks since the election was called for Biden, the President's Twitter account has become a stream of falsehoods designed to undermine faith not only in the outcome of the 2020 election, but faith in the United States' overall democratic process.

Biden narrowly won the swing state of Wisconsin with a close enough margin to entitle Trump's campaign to a recount. The Trump campaign exercised that option, requesting recounts in the heavily blue counties of Milwaukee and Dane.

Emboldened by Trump's lies about the suppression of Republican poll watchers, some of Trump's supporters observing the recount have taken to contesting every single ballot, indicating a presumption of criminality.

The recount in Milwaukee was projected to conclude by Wednesday, but with every ballot being contested by pro-Trump poll observers in an effort to disqualify them, the December 1 deadline for the recount's completion is even more urgent.

Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said the effort was "unacceptable" and that the pro-Trump observers

"clearly don't know what they are doing."

The bad faith of the Trump campaign and its supporters was roundly criticized on Twitter.

Others weren't surprised.

Biden won the state of Wisconsin by around 20 thousand votes.