WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Democrats are pushing back against President Trump and defending mail-in voting.
They say it’s a necessary safety measure during the coronavirus pandemic.
“We don’t want to take any chances with fraud,” President Trump said.
President Trump says he will fight to stop states from allowing more Amerians to vote by mail in November.
“It’s going to lead to total election fraud,” President Trump said. “So we don’t want them to do mail-in ballots.”
Wednesday the president suggested he might cut federal aid to Michigan and Nevada after their Secretaries of State mailed ballot applications to all registered voters.
But other Republican leaders, including Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stopped short of the president’s view that mail-in ballots lead to fraud.
“We don’t have a problem if someone votes by mail. The problem we have is…