Inching toward exit, Trump says he’ll leave if Biden wins Electoral College vote

WASHINGTON/REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov. 3 election, even as he repeated unfounded claims of massive voter fraud.

Speaking to reporters on the Thanksgiving holiday, Republican Trump said if Democrat Biden – who is due to be sworn in on Jan. 20 – is formally declared the winner by the Electoral College, he will depart the White House.

Asked if he would leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for Biden, Trump said: “Certainly I will. Certainly I will. And you know that.”

But Trump said it would be hard for him to concede because “we know there was massive fraud.”

“It was a rigged election … at the highest level,” Trump insisted

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick calls New York Jets exit ‘one of the great moments of my career’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has won six Super Bowls as a head coach and two more as an assistant coach with the New York Giants, so he has no shortage of remarkable accomplishments over his 46 NFL seasons. But one accomplishment that he ranks among his greatest falls into a different category: His escape from the New York Jets in 2000.

“That was one of the not only most defining, but one of the great moments of my career,” Belichick said Tuesday in his weekly interview on WEEI in Boston. “That combined with Robert [Kraft] giving me the opportunity to come here, I couldn’t have asked for anything more.”

Belichick’s comments came after he was told that ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast of the Patriots’ 30-27 win over the Jets included a flashback to the news conference in which he resigned as “HC of the

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Exit polls 2020: Preliminary results show AZ voters have more favorable opinion of Biden

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PHOTO: Poll manager Susan Taylor wears shoes with the word 'Vote' as she checks people in to vote at the Hazel Parker Playground on Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020 in Charleston, S.C.

9:25 p.m.: AZ voters have favorable opinion of Biden over Trump

Half of voters in the battleground state of Arizona have a favorable opinion of Biden, according to preliminary exit poll results, compared to 41% for Hillary Clinton in 2016. For Trump, that number is 45% in preliminary results — up from 41% four years ago.

Arizona’s college-educated white voters, who traditionally have voted Republican in in presidential

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