Days after Democratic Party officials and mainstream media outlets called the 2020 presidential race for former Vice President Joe Biden, countless allies of President Donald Trump cited reports of voter fraud and irregularities as just cause for a closer look.
Among the states being targeted by the Trump campaign’s challenges is Michigan, where poll watchers in one county have submitted more than 200 pages of sworn affidavits testifying that they observed ballot manipulation or other alleged wrongdoing, as reported by the Washington Examiner.
“We keep hearing the drumbeat”
Trump’s representatives have launched lawsuits in Michigan and other states, including Pennsylvania, in hopes of achieving more transparency into the ballot-counting process.
During a Fox News Channel appearance on Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany held up a stack of affidavits containing a litany of claims from election workers in Wayne County.
“We keep hearing the drumbeat of ‘Where’s the evidence?’ Right here, Sean,” she told the host of Hannity, according to the Examiner.
McEnany went on to reference “234 pages of sworn affidavits” that represent “real people, real allegations, signed with notaries,” representing a range of complaints.
She explained: “They are alleging — this is one county, Wayne County, Michigan — they are saying that there was a batch of ballots where 60% had the same signature, they’re saying that 35 ballots had no voter record, but they were counted anyway, that 50 ballots were run multiple times through a tabulation machine, that one woman said her son was deceased but nevertheless somehow voted.”
“Physically and intentionally blocked”
Citing such claims of voter fraud, the Trump campaign has filed suit in the state in an effort to halt the certification of election results.
McEnany further noted that GOP observers reported being subjected to hostile behavior including being “physically and intentionally blocked,” in some cases making it impossible for them to effectively watch the vote count as it took place.
“The president wants justice for the 70 million-plus forgotten men and women in this country who showed up to vote for him, who deserve to have their allegations heard by a court of law,” McEnany said, according to the Examiner.
Watch the press secretary’s comments in full below:
WATCH: @kayleighmcenany runs through the shocking allegations of voter irregularities revealed in 234 pages of signed and sworn affidavits.
“These are real and anyone who cares about transparency and integrity of the system should want this to proceed to the discovery phase.” pic.twitter.com/hesu7C9y77
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