Nov 13, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump: "Time will tell" who won the 2020 election


President Trump. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump said Friday that “time will tell” who won the 2020 election, declining to concede the race in his first public remarks since it became clear he’d lost the election to Joe Biden.

What he's saying: "This administration will not be going into a lockdown," Trump said, insisting that so long as he is president there will not be a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. "Hopefully, whatever happens in the future — who knows which administration it will be. I guess time will tell," he added.

The big picture: Trump continues to litigate the election results, even though those efforts are not likely to be effective.

Worth noting: Trump left Friday's event without taking questions from reporters.

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