Trump opening act questions Clinton's popular vote lead
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Clinton is leading Trump in the popular vote by more than 2 million, according to the nonpartisan Cook Political Report.
 
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Speaking ahead of Trump's rally in Fayetteville, N.C., Trump supporters Diamond and Silk, prominent YouTube personalities that have joined Trump ahead of some of his campaign rallies, chided Green Party candidate Jill Stein for her recount efforts. 
 
The two women also bashed Clinton, whose campaign is participating in the recount despite saying it doesn't expect the outcome to change.
 
"Some say Jack and Jill went up the hill," said Lynnette Hardaway, who goes by Diamond.
 
"But now it looks like Hill and Jill done went up the hill to fetch a bag of votes. But they didn't realize when they started counting them there was nothing but dead folks."
 
Hardaway and her sister Rochelle Richardson, who go by their stage names in public, went on to question Clinton's lead in the popular vote. 
 
"Trump won 2,623 counties against Hillary Clinton's 489," Diamond said.
 
"I'm sorry media, I love y'all, but I don't believe Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. Unless you are counting the votes y'all said she was going to win."
 
A recent Associated Press analysis that showed Clinton won 487 counties to Trump's 2,623.
 
But there have been no credible accusations that the popular vote totals have been mischaracterized.
  
Trump he has raised unfounded concerns about "millions" of illegal votes and voter fraud in Twitter posts, asserting "serious" fraud in New Hampshire, Virginia and California. 
 
Diamond also applauded African-American voters who backed Trump, saying they "got off that Democratic plantation."