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Trump's attempts to undermine election integrity unnerve the country

Added 09-26-20 08:11:02pm EST - “President Trump is engaged in an ongoing campaign to erode confidence in the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential election.? ?” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “Trump's attempts to undermine election integrity unnerve the country”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Trump is engaged in an ongoing campaign to erode confidence in the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential election.  

In addition to his refusal to say he would accept the election’s results, Trump’s baseless claims about voter fraud crystallized Thursday when he alleged that two minor problems involving ballots amounted to a conspiracy.

On Thursday, Trump publicized a Department of Justice press release about nine military ballots being discarded erroneously in Luzerne County, Pa., and referred vaguely to “ballots” that are “a whole big scam.”

All nine ballots were initially reported as having been cast for Trump. The Justice Department later retracted this statement, saying it did not know who two of the ballots were cast for. 

A second Justice Department release also made clear that election clerks in Luzerne County opened the envelopes because they thought they might be ballot requests that required a response, rather than ballots filled out by voters. 

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