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Scott Walker suggests Biden's Wisconsin lead too big for recount

Former Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker suggested in a tweet Wednesday that Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenWarren calls for US to support ceasefire between Israel and Hamas UN secretary general 'deeply disturbed' by Israeli strike on high rise that housed media outlets Nation's largest nurses union condemns new CDC guidance on masks MORE’s lead in the crucial battleground state was too steep to be overturned in a recount.

“After recount in 2011 race for WI Supreme Court, there was a swing of 300 votes,” Walker, a Trump ally, tweeted. “After recount in 2016 Presidential race in WI, @realDonaldTrump numbers went up by 131. As I said, 20,000 is a high hurdle.”

According to The Associated Press, Biden leads in Wisconsin, a key swing state in both candidates’ path to 270 electoral votes, by about 20,000 votes, or just under 1 percentage, with 97 percent of precincts reporting. President TrumpDonald TrumpSunday shows preview: House GOP removes Cheney from leadership position; CDC issues new guidance for fully vaccinated Americans Navajo Nation president on Arizona's new voting restrictions: An 'assault' on our rights The Memo: Lawmakers on edge after Greene's spat with Ocasio-Cortez MORE defeated Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCongress won't end the wars, so states must Democrats say it's up to GOP to stop Trump 2024 Hillary Clinton to speak at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders summit MORE by a similar margin, 47.22 percent to 46.45 percent, in 2016.

Results are also still outstanding in several other states that could help seal a Trump or Biden victory, including Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia.