President Trump has been saying for weeks that mail-in balloting could become a major headache in the 2020 election, having several times insinuated that there could be fraudulent activity at play in states where these sorts of votes are cast.
The mainstream media, along with the Democrats, predictably, have continued to suggest that voter fraud is little more than a myth and that the President’s suggestion is all a part of his plan to become the first American dictator – a conspiracy theory rivaled only by their 2016 hypothesis that Donald Trump was some sort of Russia double agent.
As if to prove the President’s point a troubling series of events has unfolded in Pennsylvania late this week.
Several discarded military ballots cast for President Donald Trump have been recovered after federal authorities opened an unspecified investigation regarding mail-in ballots in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Pennsylvania said in a Thursday statement:take our poll - story continues below
On Monday, September 21, 2020, at the request of Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis, the Office of the United States Attorney along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Scranton Resident Office, began an inquiry into reports of potential issues with a small number of mail-in ballots at the Luzerne County Board of Elections.
Since Monday, FBI personnel working together with the Pennsylvania State Police have conducted numerous interviews and recovered and reviewed certain physical evidence. Election officials in Luzerne County have been cooperative. At this point we can confirm that a small number of military ballots were discarded. Investigators have recovered nine ballots at this time. Some of those ballots can be attributed to specific voters and some cannot. All nine ballots were cast for presidential candidate Donald Trump.
An update has arrived stating that 7 of those ballots were cast for President Trump, not all nine.
While the number of ballots here is small, any leak in the dam is worth plugging, and the President has already made it a point to call out this mail-in malfeasance on Twitter.
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