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Trump’s Voter-Fraud Theory Just Came to a Very Bad End

Just weeks into his terrible presidency, Donald Trump met up with some senators to talk about Neil Gorsuch’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination. The evil president lied at the meeting, saying that he would have won New Hampshire if it weren’t for widespread voter fraud.

A Politico report said that after Trump insisted that there were illegal votes cast by voters “brought in on buses”, it started “an uncomfortable silence” within the room.

One year later, back in February 2018, Trump spoke at an RNC dinner, and again lied that the reason he lost New Hampshire was voter fraud.

Due to his intense interest in this BS subject, someone ought to tell him about this report from the WMUR.

An exhaustive review by state election officials, including a first-time comparison of voter information shared with 27 other states, has turned up virtually no evidence of possible voter fraud in New Hampshire, those officials said Tuesday.

Secretary of State William Gardner, other officials from his office and a top election law attorney from the attorney general’s office made a more than two-hour presentation to the state Ballot Law Commission, which is charged with resolving disputes related to election laws. The review consumed 817 work hours by members of the attorney general’s office with help from the Department of Safety.

With a variety of methods, the state narrowed the list they compiled initially from 955 down to 142 to 91 and finally to five. Does this mean that New Hampshire caught five real-world voter fraud cases.

No. As Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern pointed out, “One college student voted in the wrong location on the faulty instruction of an election official. An elderly woman appears to have filled out her recently deceased husband’s absentee ballot. Two people cast a ballot in Dixville Notch’s famous midnight primary without establishing domicile there. Just one person actually voted twice; he was fined $2,500 and threatened with criminal prosecution if he ever did it again.”

That’s all the search results showed.

The point is that Donald Trump and his evil team peddled a manipulative conspiracy theory. And it wasn’t just Donald Trump. Stephen Miller went on ABC News in 2017 and lied, “I have actually, having worked before on a campaign in New Hampshire, I can tell you that this issue of busing voters into New Hampshire is widely known by anyone who’s worked in New Hampshire politics. It’s very real. It’s very serious.”

That scenario is also very imaginary. Trump lied again.

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