Mr Trump surged to victory by more than 22,000, the second count revealed, showing little change from the first result on November 8.Wisconsin’s recount uncovered no widespread problems or hacking by Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin, as had been reported in recent days.
Judge Paul Diamond said: “Most importantly, there is no credible evidence that any ‘hack’ occurred, and compelling evidence that Pennsylvania’s voting system was not in any way compromised.”
Mr Trump has set about assembling his government staff and ministers before he assumes office on January 20, 2017.
“Based on the recount, they can have confidence that Wisconsin’s election results accurately reflect the will of the people, regardless of whether they are counted by hand or by machine.”
He tweeted today: “Can you imagine if the election results were the opposite and we tried to play the Russia/CIA card. It would be called conspiracy theory.”