Japan Minister Bashes Trump Over Refusal To Accept Election Loss

President Donald Trump dances after speaking at a campaign rally at Prescott Regional Airport, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s land minister said Tuesday he posted, then deleted, a tweet criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept defeat in last week’s election.

“A sitting president making accusations of election fraud and insisting he will ‘never give up.’ Am I the only one seeing this and thinking, what kind of dictatorship is this? Where has our role model for democracy gone?,” Kazuyoshi Akaba wrote.

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