>> Florida's recount is officially over after Sunday's noon deadline to manually tally any votes missed by electronic voting machines. Outgoing governor Republican Rick Scott was declared the winner by a margin of 10,000 votes in the bitter US Senate race, despite already declaring victory on election night. Incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Neilson conceded, but not without getting in one final rebuke of the President.
>> We have to move beyond the politics that aims not just to defeat but to destroy. Where falsehoods abound that free press is assaulted as the enemy of the people.>> Trump later on Sunday tweeting a congratulatory message to Rick Scott saying he quote never wavered. The conclusion of the Senate race comes a day after Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican rival Ron DeSantis in the state's gubernatorial race.
After a machine recount showed that there was no way to close the gap.>> Overvotes, undervotes, as long as it was a legally cast vote, we wanted those votes to be counted.>> Gillum had sought to become Florida's first Black governor.>> This is not a speech of concession.
>> Meanwhile, in Georgia, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is planning to sue the state for gross mismanagement of the election by her opponent Brian Kemp. Who oversaw the race as Secretary of State and declared himself victor more than a week ago.>>