Mark Meadows, who spread false allegations of voter fraud, is now being investigated for alleged voter fraud
Mark MeadowsDonald Trumpthe White House chief of staff who spread fakes electoral fraud claims— and pressured government officials to Look at them– is currently being investigated for alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election. The charge was revealed earlier this month in a New Yorker report who noted that Meadows’ 2020 voter registration address was linked to a mobile home in North Carolina that he never owned and may never have visited. The survey, which has been reported for the first time by NBC affiliate WRAL-TV is being conducted by the State Bureau of Investigation at the request of the North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, a democrat. “We have asked the SBI to investigate alongside the State Board of Elections,” Stein’s spokesperson said. Nazneen Ahmed in one declaration for The News and the Observer. “At the end of the investigation, we will review the findings.”
During Trump’s final weeks in office, Meadows was reportedly the go-to man tasked with pressuring top National Security and Justice Department officials to investigate crackpot voter fraud. theoriesincluding sending by e-mail then Acting Attorney General jeffrey rosen a letter claiming that operators based in Italy had used satellites to remotely manipulate American voting machines. According to CNN, he posted videos on YouTube alleging widespread voter fraud and also contacted FBI, Pentagon and National Security Council officials claiming that China used thermostats to hack voting machines and tamper with voting machines. ballot papers. Even before the 2020 election took place, Meadows was setting the stage for Trump’s “stolen election” messaging blitz; in an interview with CNNit’s Jake Taper in August 2020, Meadows questioned the use of mail-in ballots and dismissed that there had been no evidence of widespread voter fraud, saying that “there is no evidence that ‘There’s no [voter fraud] Either.” And in the weeks leading up to the Capitol riot, where Trump supporters tried to block the certification of Joe Bidenit’s won, Meadows claims that Trump and several members of Congress were preparing to retaliate against supposed “growing evidence of voter fraud.”
As for evidence of Meadows’ personal voter fraud, the new yorker spoke to the former owner of the Scaly Mountain, North Carolina home cited in the former congressman’s voter registration filing. The woman, who asked not to be named and who sold the mobile home last year, had rented the property but said Meadows ‘never spent a night there’. She went on to claim that it was Meadows’ wife, Debbie Meadows, who had rented the property but even she rarely stayed there. According to for The news & Observer, Meadows—which, by the new yorker, used an absentee ballot to vote in 2020 – is still registered to vote at the Scaly Mountain address. Meadows left his congressional seat from North Carolina in 2020 to serve as Trump‘s White House chief of staff; he and his wife also own a home in Virginia near Washington, D.C., according to The New Yorker. The investigation would normally fall under the jurisdiction of the local district attorney Ashley Welch, but the DA recused himself from the case, citing Meadows’ past contribution to his campaign. “Until the media contacted me, I was not aware of any allegations of voter fraud involving Mark Meadows,” Welch said, speak the Asheville Citizen-Times. A Meadows adviser did not immediately respond for comment.
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