Trump Creates Advisory Commission On Election Integrity

Published: Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:50pm
Updated: Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:10pm

One of the items President Donald Trump has returned to in his post-election rhetoric is the idea that Hillary Clinton only won the popular vote because of some semblance of voter fraud.

Continuing to pursue that line, on Thursday Trump signed an executive order creating the Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. The commission’s chair will be Vice President Mike Pence, and the vice chair will be Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — one of the co-authors of Arizona’s SB 1070.

Lindsay Nielson, visiting assistant professor of political science at Bucknell University, talked about the commission.

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