Even Obama Slams Stein's Recounts: The Results "Accurately Reflect The Will Of The American People"

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Jill Stein's credibility seems to be sinking fast as both the Obama administration and the Clinton campaign have released statements this morning indicating they've failed to uncover a single shred of election hacking evidence.  The Obama administration confirmed their confidence in the election results via comments made to the New York Times saying that the election was "free and fair from a cybersecurity perspective" and that votes "accurately reflect the will of the American people."

The Obama administration said on Friday that despite Russian attempts to undermine the presidential election, it has concluded that the results “accurately reflect the will of the American people.”


The statement came as liberal opponents of Donald J. Trump, some citing fears of vote hacking, are seeking recounts in three states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — where his margin of victory was extremely thin.


In its statement, the administration said, “The Kremlin probably expected that publicity surrounding the disclosures that followed the Russian government-directed compromises of emails from U.S. persons and institutions, including from U.S. political organizations, would raise questions about the integrity of the election process that could have undermined the legitimacy of the president-elect.”


That was a reference to the breach of the Democratic National Committee’s email system, and the leak of emails from figures like John D. Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman.


“Nevertheless, we stand behind our election results, which accurately reflect the will of the American people,” it added.


The recount efforts have generated pushback by experts who said it would be enormously difficult to hack voting machines on a large scale. The administration, in its statement, confirmed reports from the Department of Homeland Security and intelligence officials that they did not see “any increased level of malicious cyberactivity aimed at disrupting our electoral process on Election Day.”


The administration said it remained “confident in the overall integrity of electoral infrastructure, a confidence that was borne out.” It added: “As a result, we believe our elections were free and fair from a cybersecurity perspective.”



The statement from the White House was followed by a statement from Hillary's general counsel, Marc Elias, who confirmed that they too "had not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology."

Because we had not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology, we had not planned to exercise this option ourselves, but now that a recount has been initiated in Wisconsin, we intend to participate in order to ensure the process proceeds in a manner that is fair to all sides. If Jill Stein follows through as she has promised and pursues recounts in Pennsylvania and Michigan, we will take the same approach in those states as well. We do so fully aware that the number of votes separating Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the closest of these states—Michigan—well exceeds the largest margin ever overcome in a recount.

Of course, while Stein reiterated numerous allegations of foreign
hacking that were well circulated, yet never officially linked to a specific source, before the election, her petition didn't offer a single shred of actual, tangible evidence that the election results in Wisconsin were in anyway tampered with. 

In August 2016, it was widely reported that foreign operators breached voter registration databases in at least two states and stole hundreds of thousands of voter records.


Around that time, hacker infiltrated the e-mail systems of the Democratic National Committee and a campaign official for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.  These e-mails were then published online. 


On October 7, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security issued a joint statement regarding these breaches.  The statement reads, in pertinent part, as follows:  "The U.S. Intelligence Community (USCI) is confident" that there have been "recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations."  It also states that "[t]here thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the US election process" and that "similar tactics and techniques [have been used] across Europe and Eurasia...to influence public opinion there."  In the statement, DHS urges state election officials "to be vigilant and seek cybersecurity assistance" from that agency in preparation for the presidential election.


In Wisconsin, there is evidence of voting irregularities in the 2016 presidential election that indicate potential tampering with electronic voting systems.  Specifically, there was a significant increase in the number of absentee voters as compared to the last general election.  This significant increase could be attributed to a breach of the state's electronic voter database.


The well-documented and conclusive evidence of foreign interference in the presidential race before the election, along with the irregularities observed in Wisconsin, call into question the results and indicate the possibility that a widespread breach occurred.

Jill Stein


Even her so-called "computer science expert" offered up nothing more than baseless theories on "plausible" explanations of how the Wisconsin results may have been hacked.  Sure, because it's just so impossible to believe that a flawed candidate with multiple ongoing FBI criminal investigations may have simply lost the election.   



So, the question becomes how will Jill Stein respond now that the establishment seems to be turning on her and what exactly will happen to the $5.8mm she raised if recount efforts are suspended?  Somehow we suspect the disaffected Hillary donors won't simply get their money back.


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As an update, after coming under attack from almost everyone today for her unfounded recount crusade, Jill Stein has lashed out against her critics with a tweet storm of her own.  Among other things, Stein vowed to file recount petitions in any state where the applicable deadlines had not passed and lashed out at the other parties for not participating amid "so many questionable results." Might we respectfully suggest, Ms. Stein, that more people may take an interest in your efforts if you could offer up a single shred of evidence to support your wild accusations.


Apparently, suggestions that Stein is merely serving as a pawn of the Clinton campaign also struck a nerve.


Finally, perhaps the following tweet sums up the whole ludicrous situation the best:

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BabaLooey's picture

Soetero doing he's told to do; play golf, act chumpy, and stay out of the way.


Pairadimes's picture

Allow me to translate from statist-ese:

"Stop drawing everyone's attention to the election process, you dumbass! They will peek behind the curtain and discover the huge election-stealing machinery we have been building for decades that simply wasn't strong enough to overcome the mind-boggling shittiness of our scheming sociopath of a candidate!" 

Son of Loki's picture

Jill "Tearrist" Stein wants to rip America aprt, not heal it and build it up with job creation, etc.

Holy hand grenade of Antioch's picture
Holy hand grenade of Antioch (not verified) Son of Loki Nov 26, 2016 3:03 PM

Obama the Statesman ~ Positioning his skinny gay @ss to hopefully become the next DICKtaster of Cuba

pathosattrition's picture

Translation: "Don't f*ck this up, Jill. We've got Trump right where we want him, as the patsy representative of American values of independence, sovereignty, and prosperity for when we bring this this fiat ponzi scheme crashing down on top of him."

Beam Me Up Scotty's picture

Two words: Paper ballots

Can't be hacked. Simple.

Keep it simple stupid

Perimetr's picture

I am hoping that the hit team hired by the Clintons

takes out Obama

about the same time the hit team sent by the White House

takes out the Clintons

weburke's picture

obama is worried that the reaction will be release of the proof of the pedafile evidence on him and the clintons, and the podesta child killer brothers.

Erudite Redneck's picture

Obummer supporting Trumps win.  Now I am very confused.  Maybe TPTB dont want the bribes already in place to go to waste.  Maybe the neocons and bankers have figured out they are safe with Trump considering some of his cabinet and advisor picks?  Time will tell.

macholatte's picture


Barry is lying about being honest.
Stein is on the Soros payroll and looking for a really big payday for this little bit of chicanery.

On the other hand, all the Fake News MSM need do is publish some massive new lies about the righteous Stein having discovered, with the help of Hitlary, of course, some tweaking by Trump and by the time you can say “Holy Shit” the spontaneously organized teams of BLM Terrorists in cities all over America will be unleashed and told to simply go bat shit destroying everything and anything.

"Trump has destroyed our democracy. I have no choice but to declare Martial Law and crown myself “Boss of All Bosses”.  This action is temporary and will only last 100 years.  Sorry folks. Don’t blame me. I’m just doing my job protecting you from yourselves."

— Barry

rphb's picture

I have heard people talk about Trump actually being a mafioso, if that is true then by the 20th of January he will most certainly have earned the title

Capo di tutti capi, The Godfather.
edotabin's picture

As Prez he's gotta back up the election system.  The lefties are so hurt they are willing to cannibalize the system for their gain. This shouldn't come as news to anyone.

They stuck Stein out there thinking the people wouldn't see who really put her up to it. Stein is a lying clown sellout. Green voters should take note of her actions. She's wasting millions of dollars of hard working people and I love the way she wants to recount Wisconsin, Penn and Michigan. What a shit bag.

With all the lies, the Hillary/Stein actions, the Mitt Romney SoS stuff etc. I hope Trump turns out to be different and does as he promised. I really do.


JRobby's picture

"My name is Paul, and this is between ya' all"

DeathMerchant's picture

"Boxes of these however can be discovered in trunks of cars if you need extra votes"  Sen Al Franken

squirrel master's picture

Can be forged, altered or substituted just the same.

Mr. Bones's picture

They're hedging.  It's a long shot, but they won't turn down a Clinton White house.  After not condemning the violence, he can't say 'Go Jill!' or normal people might expect an explanation.  He also knows that there's basically no way that his legacy survives if he makes any kind of waves or says anything that could be held against him if bipartisan violence erupts.

Pure Evil's picture

Yeah, but what will Ofistfuck be saying if The Criminial wins the recounts in Wis, Mich, and PA?

JRobby's picture

Thanks, may I have another? (wrist watch, no Crisco)

Mr. Bones's picture

Easy, "Perhaps we should consider moving to a popular vote to avoid these unpleasant delays." Non committal, but endorses the direction of the Democrat party.  He might throw a regret or concern in there for good measure.

InsaneBane's picture

The serpent and dragon followers have spoken, war has been declared on truth.

J S Bach's picture

Sorry, Barry... even YOU don't quite understand the witch and her enabling husband.  They exist soley for the acquisition and wielding of power.  They have no collective conscience... not morality... no ethics... no souls.  Only when they breathe their last will we all be spared their further presence in the limelight.

weburke's picture

he is very worried about the child sex abuse evidence. the clintons also. 

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

And how did you get this job anyway?

U4 eee aaa's picture

the first thing you do is take a knife, stick it in your gut and carve out your soul.....

MFL5591's picture

Podesta signaled to the American people the night of the election that this was their plan and no one saw it!  Criminals and pedophiles do not tell the truth!

reesemacgruder's picture


Who did you sleep with to get this job anyway?

Just Another Vietnam Vet's picture

Why would Hillary Clinton—who conceded the election to Donald Trump—want #Recount2016?

You cannot be on-again, off-again about democracy.

— Dr. Jill Stein (@DrJillStein) November 26, 2016


Seems  NO ONE, esp me, really expected folks like Hill Huma Billy n Tony to quitely retire in California, or NY, 

or paint, or have romantic days at the beach, and perform true charitable functions, or and pull up a rocking

chair with the grandkids....lol.      With the door closed, just imagine the plotting and strategy,

plus the heated conversations ....all behind closed doors.....objects thrown,  and ....the resentment, anger,

and hate, the colorful language.....it all might be enough to cut tough steak.. .   


Does on again off again mean anything to some....doubtful..


Idaho potato head's picture

She needs moar Oil of Olay, to stave off age. She can't afford infant blood infusions like soros uses, but she's raising funding to that end.

StackShinyStuff's picture

This comment made my day.  Well done.  

MFL5591's picture

Obama doesnt want recount, he prefers that will of American people be upheslfd and that all his work to detroy this country be overturned. Does anyone belive a word of this because nothing else he ever said was the truth!

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

Did BP give Jill "Just Another Socialist" Steinbergfieldman permission to use their logo?

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) BabaLooey Nov 26, 2016 2:58 PM

Stein the final knife in the heart of the left.

"we don't care what the people voted for, we want what WE want."

The left are selfish juveniles, and the worst of them are gays. Most of the violence and hoaxes came from them.

Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) Chris Dakota Nov 26, 2016 5:39 PM

People like "spirit cooker" Marina Abramovic and her sick patrons like the Podestas may be the "final knife in the heart of the left". Hopefully the millenials will wake up and realize that there's nothing "liberal" about psychopathic perversion.

"To me, the pain and the blood are merely means of 'artistic expression'" -- Marina Abramovic

"We came, we saw, he died! Hahahahaha!" -- Hillary Clinton



Winston Smith 2009's picture

What was that big stink about TRUMP not accepting the results of the election? These people are so incredibly blind to their own actions that they and their stupid followers can't even see their own blatant hypocrisy.

JRobby's picture

"just because it is prescribed by a doctor doesn't mean you won't go psychotic"

"Says you!"

bh2's picture

So nobody thinks there's actually a problem but will go though the motions anyhow.

This gives the appearance of the condemned having passed through the denial stage and having entered the negotiation stage.

The Clintons will not just quit until they are beaten from every direction and have no alternative but to yield.

Exactly the kind of people who should never be vested with power over other people.

DocBerg's picture

It is amazing that the Democratic Party, which assures us that there is no such thing as vote fraud is now alleging vote fraud to have happened, without any evidence.


chunga's picture

He's pretending to take the high road and setting the stage for "in light of shocking revelations". I don't trust any of these frauds one bit.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) chunga Nov 26, 2016 3:00 PM

I think he made a deal with Trump.

Don't prosecute Clinton and we will call the dogs off, because he is implicated in that whole foundation thing.

Notice no big protests since Trump said the Clinton's were nice people who have suffered enough.

chunga's picture

Could be. I've got a hunch it's gonna be a wild ride to inauguration day.

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

Could be. But Soros the soviet-style communist has his own plans. And he's the one behind this.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) Jeffersonian Liberal Nov 27, 2016 8:16 AM

I met a guy who was doing street cleaning (community service) he was black and pantdraggin so I was set not to like him.

He was very nice and started to talk to me. He knew everything we know, he said "Obama is going down too. Soros took over from Rockefeller when he became just too old. All those elites are satanist pedophiles."

I said "did you learn this online" he says "No, I just read books. Read books!"

then he says "I am so happy that I met you...:)"

Goes to show that you never know what you will find when you go out for a walk.

Oberst-Gruppenfuhrer's picture

"If you like your President-elect, you can keep your President-elect."

djsmps's picture

He's just following the script.

balz's picture

What a sore loser this Jill Stein bitch is.

Oberst-Gruppenfuhrer's picture

surely a loser, and definitely a jew, but they are both kind of the same thing.

bh2's picture

Jill Stein is nothing to do with this. She's just an agent provocateur who didn't win 2% of the popular vote anywhere. Nothing to gain except extending attention for the progressive "cause", which has been firmly rejected. As if a petty and useless recount will make that cause more appealing. Rather astonishing that people are actually sending her money to carry out this charade.