What Ever Happened to President Trump's Executive Order Calling for a Review of 2016 Election Led by Former VP Pence
Added 09-26-21 07:02:02pm EST - “In 2017 President Trump signed an Executive Order surrounding the 2016 election.? Led by former VP Mike Pence, this work was never finished.? President Trump created through an Executive Order the Presidential Advisory Commision on…” - Thegatewaypundit.com
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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thegatewaypundit.com: “What Ever Happened to President Trump's Executive Order Calling for a Review of 2016 Election Led by Former VP Pence”. Below is an excerpt from the article.
On May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating the “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.” Vice President Mike Pence is the chair, and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — one of the nation’s leading promoters of the myth of voter fraud and laws restricting access to voting — is the vice chair. Its members include Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation and J. Christian Adams of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, two of the country’s most notorious advocates for voter suppression.
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The Commission was created in the wake of President Trump’s repeated assertions that millions voted illegally in the 2016 election. For years, exaggerated claims of fraud have been used to justify unwarranted restrictions on voting access. The president’s invented legions of illegal voters are the most extreme such claims in recent memory. His statements have been almost universally rejected; for example, a recent Brennan Center survey of local election officials found just 30 suspected incidents of noncitizen voting out of over 23 million ballots cast in the surveyed jurisdictions.
Eventually, the Commission was shut down due to the massive pushback from the Democrats. Kris Kobach shared the following on NPR:
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