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Obama says Trump fraud claim 'undermines our democracy'

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President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump for claims that the 2016 election is rigged, calling the suggestion "dangerous" and corrosive for democracy.

[MIAMI] President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump for claims that the 2016 election is rigged, calling the suggestion "dangerous" and corrosive for democracy.

"When you try to sow the seeds of doubt in people's minds about the legitimacy of our election, that undermines our democracy," Mr Obama said, urging a "big" win for Hillary Clinton so as to "leave no doubt" about the result.

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"When you suggest rigging or fraud without a shred of evidence, when last night at the debate, Trump becomes the first major party nominee in American history to suggest that he will not concede despite losing... that is not a joking matter."

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