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Uncertain Trump Team Prepared 2 Election Night Speeches: Sources

The sources said more time was spent readying his concession speech

Donald Trump's campaign prepared both a concession speech and a victory speech for Election Night, sources told NBC News.

More time was spent on a concession speech, as the campaign's own data showed only a narrow path to the 270 electorates needed to win the White House.

His campaign felt pressure to acknowledge the outcome of potential defeatafter Trump's repeated comments about a "rigged" system and concern over whether he would accept the results of the election. But as results poured in and a victory seemed likely, the victory speech was revised in real time.

Trump's running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and writer and policy adviser Steve Miller worked with him to write the speech.

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