Trump claims 'victory' in undecided states

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US President Donald Trump has issued a tweet claiming victories in a number of swing states that were either called for his rival, Democratic candidate Joe Biden, or which have not yet been called, amid legal challenges mounted by his campaign.

Trump claimed victory in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and North Carolina, which are all still up in the air. He also appeared to be laying a claim to Michigan, which major US media networks have called for Biden.

Twitter flagged the content of the tweet as disputed or potentially misleading.

Trump's legal team has mounted challenges in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan, indicating that his campaign has no plan to concede in the near term.

Biden continues to edge closer to 270, the number of Electoral College votes needed to win.

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