WORLD Trump hits out as Florida recounts shift midterm narrative

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Trump hits out as Florida recounts shift midterm narrative

CGTN

02:37, November 12, 2018

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Florida is once again at the center of election controversy with the state's high profile Senate and governor races – which looked to be heading into Republican hands – set for mandatory recounts.

The development is one of several that suggest the basis for President Donald Trump's claim Tuesday's midterms were a "tremendous success" for his party was premature.

Trump argued that the Republican performance in Senate races meant the midterm elections were a win for his party despite a heavy defeat in the House of Representatives and the loss of at least six governor's mansions.

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