Clinton denounces Trump as ‘sore loser’
US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has denounced her Republican rival Donald Trump as a "sore loser" over his refusal to commit to accepting the results of the November election.
During his final presidential debate with Clinton last week, Trump declared that he might not accept the results of the November 8 presidential poll if there is evidence it was rigged.
"I will look at it at the time. I'm not looking at anything now," Trump said.
Clinton said her opponent's remarks were more in line with those which dictators in Third World countries make after losing elections.
"To say you won't respect the results of the election, that is a direct threat to our democracy," Clinton said on Sunday night while speaking to supporters at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
"The peaceful transfer of power is one of the things that makes America America, she declared.
"And look, some people are sore losers, and we just got to keep going," stated Clinton.
Clinton is currently having a 12-point lead over Trump nationally, according to a new poll.
The former secretary of state has the support of 50 percent of likely voters, while the billionaire businessman has 38 percent support, claimed the ABC News 2016 tracking poll released on Sunday.
According to ABC News, Clinton is at her highest level of support in any ABC News/Washington Post poll, while Trump is at his lowest.
Pollsters claimed that 59 percent of voters disapprove of the billionaire's claim that the election is rigged in favor of Clinton, and 65 percent disapprove of his comments that he might not accept the results.
Earlier on Sunday, the campaign manager of Trump acknowledged that the candidate was lagging behind Clinton, with just more than two weeks ahead of the Election Day.
"We are behind," Conway told NBC. But she added the Trump campaign was looking to sway undecided voters not ready to support Clinton.
With the presidential election just more than two weeks away, Trump has intensified his criticism of the American electoral system.
On Thursday, the GOP nominee said he will have the right to challenge the outcome of the election if he feels it is questionable. Hours later, Trump added fuel to the fire by saying that he would totally accept the results of the vote if he won.
According to a new poll released on Monday, 41 percent of American voters are saying the 2016 election could be "stolen" from Trump due to widespread voter fraud.
Source: Press TV