Trump suggests he could have won popular vote if he had tried

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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump is again boasting about his election victory on his Twitter feed today -- and he's dismissing the fact that he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by at least 2.6 million.

Trump says he campaigned to win the electoral count -- and that he "would have done even better in the election, if that is possible" by campaigning differently if the winner had been determined by the popular vote.

Trump tweets that his win in the Electoral College was more difficult to pull off than a win in the popular vote would have been if he had tried.

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