Trump provides no proof to back up claim of voter fraud in N.H.

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Donald Trump speaks in Hershey, Pa. President-elect Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could undercut any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
President-elect Donald Trump. –Evan Vucci / AP

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President-elect Donald Trump attempted on Sunday to call into question election results in New Hampshire, claiming — but offering no evidence — that there had been voter fraud in the swing state narrowly won by Hillary Clinton.

“Serious voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire and California — so why isn’t the media reporting on this? Serious bias – big problem!” the Republican tweeted.

The claim, which critics quickly mocked as implausible, echoed in part assertions that were made and debunked in the days before the election.

Thomas D. Rath, the former New Hampshire attorney general who has opposed Trump, tweeted, “This will probably cost me my spot in the Cabinet but there was no fraud, serious or other, in this election in NH. There just wasn’t.”

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