From The Hill by Rebecca Klar
The chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Monday doubled down on her call for President Trump to stop making claims of election fraud unless he can show evidence it happened.
“Facts matter, and people of America need to be able to believe what their leaders tell them,” Ellen Weintraub, a Democrat, said on CNN’s “New Day.”
Weintraub during the interview defended a letter she sent to Trump on Saturday demanding he provide evidence to support his claim that he would have won New Hampshire’s electoral votes in 2016 if not for voter fraud, or stop repeating the accusation.
“It is damaging to our democracy to spread information that … is baseless. There is no evidence of rampant voter fraud in 2016 or really in any previous election,” she said.
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