Trump’s Unnecessary Voter Fraud Probe Lives on at DHS

The Department of Homeland Security should remain focused on bolstering the security of our elections and preventing foreign actors from interfering in our democracy, rather than investing resources in proving something we know to be false.

January 8, 2018

This is an excerpt from a piece that was first published in The Hill

...Moving these efforts to DHS is an inappropriate use of a federal agency meant to protect the homeland. DHS should remain focused on bolstering the security of our elections and preventing foreign actors from interfering in our democracy, rather than investing resources in proving something we know to be false — that widespread voter fraud exists. It’s a fruitless diversion. And it won’t be without consequence. ...

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