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Trump Disbands His 'Voter Fraud' Commission

Launched after the president claimed millions of illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election, the panel faced stiff opposition and numerous lawsuits.
Source: Mike Segar / Reuters

President Trump announced he was disbanding his Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Wednesday, citing a desire not to engage in “endless legal battles at taxpayer expense.”

The was the president’s baseless claim that “millions” of illegal votes had cost him the popular-vote victory in the 2016 election, when his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton won about three from groups like the American Civil Liberties Union, the Brennan Center, the , and even a .

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