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Voters cast ballots during early voting last month in Fairfax, Va. During the first presidential debate, President Trump would not commit to refraining from declaring victory until the election has been independently certified. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump 'Will Not Accept Any Result That Is Not A Victory,' Reporter Says

Atlantic writer Barton Gellman says the 2020 election could trigger a constitutional crisis: "This is not going to be a normal election. ... Preserving its legitimacy is going to take extra effort."

Voters cast ballots during early voting last month in Fairfax, Va. During the first presidential debate, President Trump would not commit to refraining from declaring victory until the election has been independently certified. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump 'Will Not Accept Any Result That Is Not A Victory,' 'Atlantic' Writer Says

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From WHYY in Philadelphia