TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump leaves after speaking during a Make America Great Again rally at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Opa Locka, Florida on November 2, 2020. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)


President Donald Trump spoke in the early hours of Nov 4, declaring he is on course to win the 2020 election, and promising to take any contested result to the Supreme Court.

Journalists from the corporate media as well as NeverTrump pundits took to Twitter to express their outrage in response.

“This is the equivalent of seizing the radio station and broadcasting propaganda,” wrote podcaster and former Obama staffer Ben Rhodes.

“An outrageous, authoritarian lie,” was CNN White House correspondent John Harwood’s assessment of Trump’s claims of victory.

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