In his first appearance since late Election Night, United States President Donald Trump on Friday again claimed the election results so far was part of a broad conspiracy to deprive him of a second term by Democrats, as handful of states continued to tabulate votes. He renewed his claims that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election from him.

“If you count the legal votes I easily win,” Trump said at the White House, providing no evidence for his claim. “If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us.”

After two whole days of twists and turns, Democrat Joe Biden seemed to be pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan. Biden’s victories took him to 253 electoral votes, meaning he is now one battleground state away from crossing 270 and becoming the president-elect, according to CNN. Trump has 213 electoral votes. New tallies also showed Trump’s lead dwindling in Georgia and Pennsylvania.

But Trump, who has launched a relentless tirade against the counting of mail-in ballots, said he wants a halt in “votes that...

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