President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning about his concerns regarding mail-in ballot voting in the November presidential election due to the COVID-19 outbreak and suggested a never before action to delay the vote “until people can properly, securely and safely vote??”
The United States has never delayed an election. In fact, the only time it was ever suggested was during the Civil War and it never happened. Only Congress has the power to delay a general election date and it there is almost a zero percent chance that it will occur.
So why did POTUS make the controversial suggestion? Who knows. But maybe, like many of his controversial tweets, he wants to draw attention to the concerns of mail-in ballots but for many people, this Tweet went too far.
The responses on Twitter after Trump’s unusual statement was nothing short of a tsunami backlash that now has some GOP leaders, conservatives and all his opponents either concerned about why the President would make such a controversial suggestion or using it to suggest he is unwilling to relinquish his presidency if he loses to former Vice President Joe Biden.
However, Trump’s concerns are legitimate considering the mounting evidence that mail-in voting is ripe with fraud. For example, past elections that utilized mail-in ballots revealed the lengthy amount of time it takes to count the ballots, lost ballots and prosecutions of people that attempted to alter the ballots being submitted.
“With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history,” tweeted Trump Thursday. “It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???”
The backlash was fierce against the President’s suggestion and came from all sides, including some of his supporters.
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MI police memos confirm 2020 nationwide voter fraud; info was even given to FBI
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has confirmed that there was in fact a state investigation into thousands of suspected fraudulent voter registrations during the 2020 election. Additionally, the information was referred to the FBI. According to police memos reviewed by Just The News, Michigan authorities suspected there was a possible voter registration fraud scheme occurring across multiple states during the 2020 election and were concerned enough to bring in the FBI.
Just The News writes “but what happened since remains mostly a mystery” adding:
Department and Michigan State Police, a firm called GBI Strategies was under scrutiny as an organization central to alleged voter registration fraud in the 2020 presidential election, which was first investigated by city and state authorities before the FBI took over.
Contacts between local law enforcement and the FBI continued into 2022 but there is no evidence of what happened after that in the memos obtained by Just the News through state Freedom of Information FOIA requests.
Police from Michigan interviewed GBI Strategies employees there and cited specific instances of registrations that appeared suspicious or fraudulent, the memos show. One State Police memo described the possible crime being investigated as “Election Fraud by Forgery.”
Specifics of what happened include the city clerk’s office saying that a woman dropped off fraudulent voter registrations on Oct. 8, 2020 and said she worked for GBI Strategies, the police report reads.
The police interviewed the woman, called “Suspect 1” in the police report, and she explained that she “receives $1150.00 a week, hotels services and a rental vehicle for her work.”
She also said she was “tasked with finding unregistered voters and provide them with a form so they can get registered and obtain their ballot,” according to the police report. “Suspect 1 initially stated that her ‘canvassers’ earn money for each person that completes the form. She later told us that they are paid $9.25 per hour with extra money for working weekends.”
Muskegon police interviewed yet another woman who worked for GBI Strategies from Atlanta, Ga. She worked with another man from Atlanta and had a supervisor from New York. The woman also mentioned a Philadelphia office.
Danny Wimmer, press secretary for the State Attorney General,told The Detroit News that GBI Strategies conducts voter registration drives and is headquartered in Tennessee.
Earlier this month, Wimmer, told Just the News that among 8,000 to 10,000 voter registration forms that were submitted to the Muskegon clerk before the 2020 general election, some were suspected to be fraudulent.
“An organization turned in some thousands of voter registrations throughout the fall of 2020, estimated on the high end to be cumulatively 8-10,000, and some within those batches were found to be suspicious or fraudulent,” Wimmer said. There were legitimate registrations within the batches. The city clerk receiving the batches alerted authorities when she began noticing irregularities.
“None of the fraudulent material was incorporated into the state’s qualified voter file, and this had no effect on any ballot requests or associated processes. This attempted fraud was detected because the system worked,” Wimmer added.
The Muskegon Police Department began investigating GBI Strategies after the Muskegon City Clerk’s Office reported suspected voter registration fraud, according to a police report first dated Oct. 16, 2020, which Just the News obtained from a FOIA request.
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