by Countable | 1.4.18
President Donald Trump has disbanded the commission he’d charged with investigating voter fraud.
The president placed the blame on various states refusing to give election data to the panel, formally known as the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
Many mostly Democrat States refused to hand over data from the 2016 Election to the Commission On Voter Fraud. They fought hard that the Commission not see their records or methods because they know that many people are voting illegally. System is rigged, must go to Voter I.D.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2018
The president formed the commission in May after claiming, without evidence, that millions of illegal ballots cost him the popular vote. He appointed Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to lead the panel.
The commission did not produce evidence of major vote fraud.
It did, however, produce controversy, including internal dissension, legal threats, and the refusal of some states to provide voter data.
"Rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense, today President Trump signed an executive order to dissolve the Commission, and have asked the Department of Homeland Security to review these issues and determine next courses of action," the White House Press Secretary said in a written statement.
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The commission was an attempt to prove Trump’s lies regarding voter fraud. It was a complete waste of time and tax payer money.
What a pathetic waste of time and taxpayer money, honestly! Don The Con should be forced to pay back all of the taxpayer money he wasted on needless ventures!
And he'll probably pretend he never even said it.
I assume the Voter Fraud Commission proved Mr. Trump’s allegations were incorrect. Since we have already paid for it, all information obtained should be provided to the Citizens. Dump Trump!! Make America NORMAL again!
Good. It was a sham to begin with.
This was another made-up, racist & fascist piece of crap that the FUCKING MORON tried to impose on the country. Good that it’s gone. Better that he will be gone soon!
The title should be ‘Trump dissolves Trump fraud commission’!
There wasn't any voter fraud, but there was collusion, obstruction of justice and possibly treason by the current administration. You can run, but you can't hide Liar in Chief. Mr. Mueller has his sights on you and your lowlife children, who'd do anything to make money.
An ID should be required to prevent voter fraud!
FOIA that commissions records now. We payed for them. I want them publicly available ASAP. We all know this was a stupid idea made up by an increasingly paranoid and out of touch old rich white dude who is president. Let’s see what our money is paying for. At least past GOP presidents like George Ws pet projects did incredible things like advocacy for better access to mental health care. And I hated most of what GWB did, but I can still respect his work on certain issues. I want to see what DJT is spending our hard earned tax money on. Now. No more lies. Show me your cards a-hole.
Thankfully this was done! The president, of all people, should not be allowed to make claims and waste resources chasing political fairytales. Keep the president accountable!
He’s delusional about voter fraud, conspiracy theories, etc.
This all was a bad idea the first place
Voter fraud is rampant. We need to have proper I.D.’s to vote and the roles need updated to remove people who have died and those who haven’t voted in the last five years.
This is not going
I am glad that enough democrats had the spine to call 45 on this corrupt scam to steal SS #s and make them public. Another joke panel because 45 can’t handle the fact that he did not win the popular vote.
I think a voter fraud commission is needed. However, how much money so we want to throw at it. To me, I’d like to have some kind of checking system to prevent this from happening.
Swamp, more swamp. How many lies and money were wasted pursuing what we already knew? Can we get some adults to govern at the table!
Waste of time and a big huge waste of taxpayers money.
Because there isn’t voter fraud and the lawsuits demand discovery