Since Donald Trump said “voter fraud is all too common,” several have tried to tamp down his allegations.
BARACK OBAMA: It happens to be based on no facts. Every expert, regardless of political party, regardless of ideology, conservative or liberal who has ever examined these issues in a serious way will tell you that instances of significant voter fraud are not to be found.
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JOHN DICKERSON: There are irregularities in elections, sure. But Donald Trump is overstating the case to undermine the legitimacy of the election either to get himself out of what he thinks might be a bad result or to whip up his supporters and say this election’s being stolen from you, watch out.
MICHAEL WALDMAN: The supposed widespread voter fraud is not a reality. You are more likely to be hit by lightning in the United States than to commit in-person voter fraud. So you know what we should be focusing on, I think, is actually making sure that everybody know they have the right to vote, and be able to get that vote counted and not be scared by all this stuff.
Shockingly, in a leaked email, Clinton campaign chair John Pedestal thinks it’s OK for illegals to vote if they have ID.
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[PODESTA Email]: “On the picture ID, the one thing I have thought of in that space is that if you show up on Election Day with a drivers license with a picture, attest that you are a citizen, you have a right to vote in Federal elections.”