10:14 GMT29 September 2020
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    Outgoing President Barack Obama said at his final press conference on Wednesday that the idea of voter fraud in the United States is an example of fake news.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier, Trump made claims on his Twitter account that he won the popular vote in the November 8 election if the tally discounted millions of illegal votes.

    "This whole notion of voting fraud, this is something that is constantly disproved," Obama stated. "This is fake news."

    Obama noted that the real problem facing the United States is that some people who are eligible to vote have trouble exercising that right.

    "We are the only country in the advanced world that makes it harder to vote, not easier," Obama claimed.

    President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly made claims about voter fraud leading up to the 2016 election.

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