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Top Senate Republican pushes back against Trump's unsubstantiated claims mail-in-voting leads to mass fraud

August 5, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

A Senate GOP leader raised concerns on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims that mail-in-voting leads to mass fraud, arguing that Republicans should instead be encouraging voters to use the method in order to compete in a consequential election that will determine control of Congress and the White House.

Washington (CNN)A Senate GOP leader raised concerns on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims that mail-in-voting leads to mass fraud, arguing that Republicans should instead be encouraging voters to use the method in order to compete in a consequential election that will determine control of Congress and the White House.

The comments come as a range of Republican officials throughout the country have reacted with growing alarm to the President's attacks on mail-in ballots, saying his unsubstantiated claims of mass voting fraud are already corroding the views of GOP voters, who may ultimately choose not to vote at all if they can't make it to the polls come November.

In recent days, Trump has continued to draw a misleading distinction between absentee voting and mail-in-voting -- which experts say are essentially the same -- and has repeated unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud, despite the fact that there is no widespread fraud in US elections.

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