Republican president nominee Donald Trump on Monday said he thinks the presidential election is being “rigged” against him.
“I’m afraid the election is going to be rigged, I’m going to be honest,” Trump told a crowd at an event in Columbus, Ohio.
“I think my side was rigged. If I didn’t win by massive landslides — think about what we won in New York, Indiana, California, 78 percent; that’s with other people in the race.”
Throughout the Republican primary, Trump repeatedly complained about a “rigged” process.
Over the weekend, Trump criticized the schedule for presidential debates. He complained that two debates are being held at the same time as NFL games. In a tweet, the businessman suggested that Hillary Clinton and her allies set the debate schedule to distract attraction from the debates.
The debate schedule was set last year by the Commission on Presidential Debates. In a statement on Sunday the group said the debate schedule would “serve the American public well.”
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday echoed Trump’s criticism of the schedule. “We’re not going to be having debates on Saturday and Sunday night,” Priebus said.