Christopher Meyer

Dear Boris: what happens if Trump doesn’t accept defeat?

How the Prime Minister should handle the US election

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Dear Prime Minister, You already have quite enough on your plate. So forgive me if I hoist a storm cone over another potential problem. I refer to the US presidential election on 3 November and the possibility of its ending in deadlock and confusion.

I was the British ambassador to Washington during the Bush/Gore election of 2000.

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