Wisconsin Recount Q&A
On Nov. 4, several news organizations called the presidential race in Wisconsin for Democratic nominee Joe Biden. That same day, the campaign of President Donald Trump, who trails Biden by under 21,000 votes, announced it would request a recount.
“The President is well within the threshold to request a recount and we will immediately do so,” Bill Stepien, Trump’s campaign manager, said in a statement.
On Twitter, former Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker acknowledged, “If it holds, 20,000 is a high hurdle” for Trump. But Walker also said the canvass...