20 words & phrases that defined 2020: Stolen

2020 has been a year of upheaval and crisis – one that was shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. It also saw significant developments, such as a general election in Singapore and the United States electing its next leader. In this 12-day series, The Straits Times spotlights 20 words or phrases that defined 2020.

A supporter of President Donald Trump at a "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington on Dec 12. Thousands of his supporters have rallied at similar protests in cities across the United States. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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WASHINGTON - More than a month after America's election day, and even after the Electoral College formally sealed President-elect Joe Biden's victory, President Donald Trump is no closer to conceding defeat.

"If I lost, I'd be a very gracious loser," he said at a Dec 5 rally in Georgia, where he was stumping for two Republican senators who face a run-off race next month. "But you can't ever accept when they steal and rig and rob."

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