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Republicans have insufficient evidence to call elections ‘rigged’ and ‘fraudulent’

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From The Washington Post


Republicans have insufficient evidence to call elections ‘rigged’ and ‘fraudulent’

Legions of Republican lawyers have searched in vain over four decades for fraudulent double voting. At long last, they have a blatant example of a major politician urging his supporters to illegally vote twice.

The only hitch is that the candidate is President Trump.

. . .

These are painful conclusions for me to reach. Before retiring from law practice last month, I spent 38 years in the GOP’s legal trenches. I was part of the 1990s redistricting that ended 40 years of Democratic control and brought 30 years of GOP successes in Congress and state legislatures. I played a central role in the 2000 Florida recount and several dozen Senate, House and state contests. I served as counsel to all three Republican national party committees and represented four of the past six Republican presidential nominees (including, through my law firm, Trump 2020).

Each Election Day since 1984, I’ve been in precincts looking for voting violations, or in Washington helping run the nationwide GOP Election Day operations, overseeing the thousands of Republican lawyers and operatives each election on alert for voting fraud. In every election, Republicans have been in polling places and vote tabulation centers. Republican lawyers in every state have been able to examine mail-in/absentee ballot programs.

The president has said that “the only way we can lose … is if cheating goes on.” He has asserted that mail-in voting is “very dangerous” and that “there is tremendous fraud involved and tremendous illegality.”

The lack of evidence renders these claims unsustainable. The truth is that after decades of looking for illegal voting, there’s no proof of widespread fraud. At most, there are isolated incidents — by both Democrats and Republicans. Elections are not rigged. Absentee ballots use the same process as mail-in ballots — different states use different labels for the same process.

The Trump 2016 campaign, of which I was not a part, could produce no hard evidence of systemic fraud. Trump established a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in 2017 to expose all the fraud he maintains permeates our elections. He named the most vociferous hunters of Democratic election fraud to run the commission. It disbanded without finding anything.

COMMENT:-

How could you possibly believe a single thing that someone who practiced election law for 38 years and was appointed to co-chair the bipartisan 2013 Presidential Commission on Election Administration says when Mr. Trump - as I have it directly from Winston Smith (the Acting [by Presidential Decree] Director of The Federal Legal And Civil Knowledge Bureau which publishes The Current Response And Position Bulletin) - says that **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H** is that there is massive voter fraud as part of the plot by the wacko, loony, crazy, left-wing, liberal, socialist, pinko, commies who are a part of the huge, vast, enormous, secret, hidden, covert, conspiratorial plot to force a coup against DONALD JOHN TRUMP whom God guided Americans into choosing as THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA so that THE UNITED! STATES OF AMERICA! could fulfill its God Mandated role as the Saviour of Mankind?
 

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It's election time. Who cares it's not true voter fraud fires up the R's. Funny thing, before this election it was always the R's who used mail in ballots much more than dems.

Fear, it's that simple. The gop election after election runs on fear. For W it was saddam and weapons of mass destruction. You don't want the proof to be a mushroom cloud do you?

For trump it's the dems. McConnell told us all during his minute of time at the RNC, if dems get into power they will tell me what car I can drive and even worse, how many hamburgers I can eat. Be afraid.

I suspect the gun and abortion issues to start making their appearances.
 

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Duh. There was never the evidence they claimed exist for massive fraud that rigged these elections. But they will still regurgitate the false narrative because they're trying to build fear.
 

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From The Washington Post


Republicans have insufficient evidence to call elections ‘rigged’ and ‘fraudulent’

Legions of Republican lawyers have searched in vain over four decades for fraudulent double voting. At long last, they have a blatant example of a major politician urging his supporters to illegally vote twice.

The only hitch is that the candidate is President Trump.

. . .

These are painful conclusions for me to reach. Before retiring from law practice last month, I spent 38 years in the GOP’s legal trenches. I was part of the 1990s redistricting that ended 40 years of Democratic control and brought 30 years of GOP successes in Congress and state legislatures. I played a central role in the 2000 Florida recount and several dozen Senate, House and state contests. I served as counsel to all three Republican national party committees and represented four of the past six Republican presidential nominees (including, through my law firm, Trump 2020).

Each Election Day since 1984, I’ve been in precincts looking for voting violations, or in Washington helping run the nationwide GOP Election Day operations, overseeing the thousands of Republican lawyers and operatives each election on alert for voting fraud. In every election, Republicans have been in polling places and vote tabulation centers. Republican lawyers in every state have been able to examine mail-in/absentee ballot programs.

The president has said that “the only way we can lose … is if cheating goes on.” He has asserted that mail-in voting is “very dangerous” and that “there is tremendous fraud involved and tremendous illegality.”

The lack of evidence renders these claims unsustainable. The truth is that after decades of looking for illegal voting, there’s no proof of widespread fraud. At most, there are isolated incidents — by both Democrats and Republicans. Elections are not rigged. Absentee ballots use the same process as mail-in ballots — different states use different labels for the same process.

The Trump 2016 campaign, of which I was not a part, could produce no hard evidence of systemic fraud. Trump established a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in 2017 to expose all the fraud he maintains permeates our elections. He named the most vociferous hunters of Democratic election fraud to run the commission. It disbanded without finding anything.

COMMENT:-

How could you possibly believe a single thing that someone who practiced election law for 38 years and was appointed to co-chair the bipartisan 2013 Presidential Commission on Election Administration says when Mr. Trump - as I have it directly from Winston Smith (the Acting [by Presidential Decree] Director of The Federal Legal And Civil Knowledge Bureau which publishes The Current Response And Position Bulletin) - says that **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H** is that there is massive voter fraud as part of the plot by the wacko, loony, crazy, left-wing, liberal, socialist, pinko, commies who are a part of the huge, vast, enormous, secret, hidden, covert, conspiratorial plot to force a coup against DONALD JOHN TRUMP whom God guided Americans into choosing as THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA so that THE UNITED! STATES OF AMERICA! could fulfill its God Mandated role as the Saviour of Mankind?



With Trump's help, they'll have plenty of evidence to prove election rigging and fraud. And how ineffective the postal service is so as reason to privatize, if only they could, had the time.
 

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It's election time. Who cares it's not true voter fraud fires up the R's. Funny thing, before this election it was always the R's who used mail in ballots much more than dems.

Fear, it's that simple. The gop election after election runs on fear. For W it was saddam and weapons of mass destruction. You don't want the proof to be a mushroom cloud do you?

For trump it's the dems. McConnell told us all during his minute of time at the RNC, if dems get into power they will tell me what car I can drive and even worse, how many hamburgers I can eat. Be afraid.

I suspect the gun and abortion issues to start making their appearances.

You can stop at "It's election time. Who cares it's not true".

In fact you can delete the "It's election time." bit too.
 

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Simple truths: democrats tend to win when more people vote; republicans tend to win when fewer people vote; therefore, republicans tend to limit the franchise, democrats do the opposite. Not rocket science.
 

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From The Washington Post


Republicans have insufficient evidence to call elections ‘rigged’ and ‘fraudulent’

Legions of Republican lawyers have searched in vain over four decades for fraudulent double voting. At long last, they have a blatant example of a major politician urging his supporters to illegally vote twice.

The only hitch is that the candidate is President Trump.

. . .

These are painful conclusions for me to reach. Before retiring from law practice last month, I spent 38 years in the GOP’s legal trenches. I was part of the 1990s redistricting that ended 40 years of Democratic control and brought 30 years of GOP successes in Congress and state legislatures. I played a central role in the 2000 Florida recount and several dozen Senate, House and state contests. I served as counsel to all three Republican national party committees and represented four of the past six Republican presidential nominees (including, through my law firm, Trump 2020).

Each Election Day since 1984, I’ve been in precincts looking for voting violations, or in Washington helping run the nationwide GOP Election Day operations, overseeing the thousands of Republican lawyers and operatives each election on alert for voting fraud. In every election, Republicans have been in polling places and vote tabulation centers. Republican lawyers in every state have been able to examine mail-in/absentee ballot programs.

The president has said that “the only way we can lose … is if cheating goes on.” He has asserted that mail-in voting is “very dangerous” and that “there is tremendous fraud involved and tremendous illegality.”

The lack of evidence renders these claims unsustainable. The truth is that after decades of looking for illegal voting, there’s no proof of widespread fraud. At most, there are isolated incidents — by both Democrats and Republicans. Elections are not rigged. Absentee ballots use the same process as mail-in ballots — different states use different labels for the same process.

The Trump 2016 campaign, of which I was not a part, could produce no hard evidence of systemic fraud. Trump established a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in 2017 to expose all the fraud he maintains permeates our elections. He named the most vociferous hunters of Democratic election fraud to run the commission. It disbanded without finding anything.

COMMENT:-

How could you possibly believe a single thing that someone who practiced election law for 38 years and was appointed to co-chair the bipartisan 2013 Presidential Commission on Election Administration says when Mr. Trump - as I have it directly from Winston Smith (the Acting [by Presidential Decree] Director of The Federal Legal And Civil Knowledge Bureau which publishes The Current Response And Position Bulletin) - says that **T*H*E** **T*R*U*T*H** is that there is massive voter fraud as part of the plot by the wacko, loony, crazy, left-wing, liberal, socialist, pinko, commies who are a part of the huge, vast, enormous, secret, hidden, covert, conspiratorial plot to force a coup against DONALD JOHN TRUMP whom God guided Americans into choosing as THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA so that THE UNITED! STATES OF AMERICA! could fulfill its God Mandated role as the Saviour of Mankind?



So MAGAA™ 9 out of 10 viewers **** their pants! (And it's ORANGE™ poo!)
 
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