German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas stated Sunday that an “unscrupulous” President Donald Trump was attempting to sow doubt concerning the US presidential election by urging his supporters to vote twice, which is unlawful.
“We owe an incredible number of things to the United States and the country remains one of our closest partners but… it is disturbing to see that an American president thinks he might need such” a transfer, Maas informed Sunday’s Bild, Germany’s high promoting every day.
“I have confidence that Americans’ good sense will scupper this unscrupulous effort to sow doubt on the validity of the election with the later aim, probably, of not accepting defeat,” he added.
Trump stated earlier this week that voters might use a mail-in vote — which he has slammed as a ruse to rig the election in opposition to him — after which additionally solid a vote at a polling station as a assure, with officers left to determine which of the ballots to rely.
The president has repeatedly raised doubt over whether or not he would settle for defeat in November’s election, charging that his Democrat Party opponents are doing all they will to repair the result.
Relations between Trump and the German authorities have turn out to be more and more strained over an entire collection of points, particularly defence spending, leaving the historically robust allies drifting additional aside.
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