Ex-Sec of State blasts Trump’s voter fraud panel: It’s based on the ‘biggest lie a president has ever told’


Ex-Sec of State blasts Trump’s voter fraud panel: It’s based on the ‘biggest lie a president has ever told’
  1. Ex-Sec of State blasts Trump’s voter fraud panel: It’s based on the ‘biggest lie a president has ever told’
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    The former chief elections officer for the state of Missouri had harsh words for President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission. Speaking with Jake Tapper on CNN’s “The Lead,” former Secretary of State Jason Kander was asked about the Presidential Advisory Commission on…
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The former chief elections officer for the state of Missouri had harsh words for President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission.

Speaking with Jake Tapper on CNN’s “The Lead,” former Secretary of State Jason Kander was asked about the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which met in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday, just days after Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach erroneously alleged that the 2016 New Hampshire senate race “was likely changed through voter fraud.”

Democrat Maggie Hassan narrowly beat Republican Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire’s 2016 senate race.

Tapper explained that “the head of that commission, Kris Kobach, is columnist for Breitbart in addition to being Secretary of State of Kansas, and he recently claimed in a Breitbart story, ‘it appears out-of-state voters changed the outcome of the New Hampshire’s race.’ Dave Weigel at the Washington Post looked at some of these voters who didn’t have New Hampshire driver’s licenses and within an hour he says he was able to find four that were college students in New Hampshire and did not have New Hampshire’s licenses but were legally able to vote.”

“Secretary Kobach lied, I mean that’s what he did, he went out and he lied,” Kander charged. “More than that, what he did was he accused — completely unfairly — thousands of college students from New Hampshire … of being criminals, I mean that’s what he did.”

Kander said he was among 200 people protesting the voter fraud commission meeting in Manchester.

Political commentator Amanda Carpenter says that this commission is a result of Trump’s claim that he would’ve won the popular vote were it not for voter fraud.

“He’s creating interest in this story for the next election, I’m certain of it,” Carpenter predicted. “It’s how he gaslights America over and over again.”

“The other way to look at that is that he told a…

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