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Barack Obama says EVERYBODY should be be able to vote by mail and takes aim at Donald Trump's claims it will lead to widespread fraud

Former President Barack Obama chimed into the debate on mail-in voting Monday, knocking down President Donald Trump's claim that it would lead to widespread fraud. 
'Voting by mail shouldn't be a partisan issue – especially during a pandemic,' the ex-president wrote. 'Everybody should be able to request an absentee ballot, and make their voice heard in every election.' 
Obama then linked to a National Public Radio article that said the possibility for fraud was 'such a miniscule amount it's not statistically meaningful.'  
President Obama said Monday that everybody should be able to request an absentee ballot to vote my mail in the upcoming November election. Democrats have pushed for enhanced mail-in voting in response to the coronavirus pandemic
President Obama said Monday that everybody should be able to request an absentee ballot to vote my mail in the upcoming November election. Democrats have pushed for enhanced mail-in voting in response to the coronavirus pandemic 
President Obama sent out a tweet linking to a National Public Radio article that said the possibility for fraud was 'such a miniscule amount it's not statistically meaningful'
President Obama sent out a tweet linking to a National Public Radio article that said the possibility for fraud was 'such a miniscule amount it's not statistically meaningful' 
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, so do the calls from Democrats to allow for as much mail-in voting as possible in November to cut down on Americans standing in long lines to vote. 
Poll workers tend to be older Americans, who are also at the most risk if they contract the virus.   
Since even before his 2016 election, Trump has sounded the alarm that an election could be 'rigged.' 

After he won the Electoral College, but not the popular vote in 2016, he suggested that millions of Californians had voted illegally. 
His rhetoric has been similar once Democrats began pushing for mail-in voting during primary season, to assist with social distancing during the pandemic. 
The president famously got a label slapped on his tweet by Twitter in May for suggesting mail-in voting led to widespread fraud. 

President Trump has warned - sometimes in all caps - about the dangers of mail-in voting, suggesting widespread fraud would occur and it would 'LEAD TO THE END OF OUR GREAT REPUBLICAN PARTY'
President Trump has warned - sometimes in all caps - about the dangers of mail-in voting, suggesting widespread fraud would occur and it would 'LEAD TO THE END OF OUR GREAT REPUBLICAN PARTY' 
'There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed,' Trump said then. 
Twitter alerted users they could click to find out 'the facts about mail-in ballots.' 
Trump also said that he believed mail-in voting would harm the Republican Party. 
'IT WILL ALSO LEAD TO THE END OF OUR GREAT REPUBLICAN PARTY. WE CAN NEVER LET THIS TRAGEDY BEFALL OUR NATION,' the president tweeted in late May. 
Obama has been using his Twitter account to gently whack Trump from time to time as the 2020 election heats up. 
The ex-president endorsed his former vice president after Joe Biden became the Democrats' presumptive nominee in March. 
In late June, Obama and Biden appeared together at a virtual event that raised more than $11 million for the Biden campaign.  

1 comment:

  1. Hell the LAST election was fraud. We were given 2 horses to vote for by the banksters. BOTH EPSTEIN GUILTY. BOTH GLOBALISTS. BOTH all for Epstein RAPING / BLACKMAILING / 911 MURDERING ISIS ISRAHELL!

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