White House chief of staff doubled down on mail-in voting fraud claims, but says USPS won’t remove sorting machines before the election
- White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sparred with host Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, where he insisted sending ballots to Americans across the country was “asking for a disaster.”
- Tapper pressed Meadows on the president and first lady’s decision to vote by mail and the little to no evidence of widespread fraud in mail-in voting.
- Despite the lack of evidence, “there’s no evidence that there’s not either,” Meadows said.
- The chief of staff also pushed back on a report that the postmaster general had ordered the decommissioning of 671 mail sorting machines, the latest in the Trump appointee’s cost-cutting measures that have slowed service ahead of the election.
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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sparred with host Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, doubling down on the administration’s previous claims about mail-in voting.
Tapper repeatedly pressed Meadows on President Donald Trump’s refusal to sign a relief bill that includes emergency federal funds for the United States Postal Service, sabotaging mail-in voting, but Meadows dismissed the idea that Trump was blocking aid to the service and said the White House could be open to …continued .
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