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Trump’s Former Chief of Staff Won’t Be Able to (Allegedly) Commit Voter Fraud in North Carolina Anymore



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It might not look like an enormous deal in comparison with all the opposite shady, underhanded, likely criminal habits Donald Trump and firm engaged in surrounding the final election, however in case you hadn’t heard, the previous president’s final chief of workers, Mark Meadows, registered to vote in 2020 utilizing the tackle of a North Carolina cell dwelling he never owned or lived in. That’s one thing you’re not really allowed to do—actually, people have been prosecuted for less!—and Meadows is now beneath investigation for committing voter fraud. And within the meantime, North Carolina has taken a step to make sure he received’t be capable of illegally vote there once more (allegedly).

The Asheville Citizen-Instances reports that Meadows was faraway from the state’s voter rolls beneath Common Statute 163-57, which states that “if an individual goes into one other state, county, municipality, precinct, ward, or different election district, or into the District of Columbia, and whereas there workouts the proper of a citizen by voting in an election, that particular person shall be thought of to have misplaced residence in that State, county, municipality, precinct, ward, or different election district from which that particular person eliminated.” Along with not proudly owning or dwelling within the dwelling he claimed was his everlasting residence, Meadows was additionally registered to vote in Virginia, the place he really lived whereas serving as chief of workers.

“Macon County administratively eliminated the voter registration of Mark Meadows beneath [state law], as he lived in Virginia and final voted within the 2021 election there,” said Pat Gannon, a spokesman for the North Carolina State Board of Elections, based on Insider.

Final month the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation said {that a} particular investigations unit was trying into the curious case of Meadows’s resolution to register to vote utilizing the tackle of, per The New Yorker, a “14-by-62-foot cell dwelling” that, once more, he by no means really lived in. The probe is being carried out with the state elections board. A spokesperson for Meadows didn’t reply to the Citizen-Instances’ request for remark.

Donald Trump, in fact, has spent the final 15 months baselessly claiming voter fraud value him the 2020 election, and Meadows reportedly spent his closing weeks as chief of workers attempting to assist his boss overturn the outcomes, pressuring high officers to look into absurd election-fraud theories, including one about Italian satellites altering Trump votes to ones for Joe Biden and one other about China utilizing thermostats to hack voting machines. We additionally just lately discovered that he traded a variety of textual content messages with Clarence Thomas’s spouse, Ginni Thomas, re: blocking Biden from turning into president. However apparently, the decision was coming from inside the home!

Trump-endorsed Georgia candidate follows Trumpian custom of mendacity about every part on a regular basis

Recent off revelations that Herschel Walker lied about graduating on the high of his class from the College of Georgia when, actually, he didn’t graduate in any respect, comes a brand new report from the Each day Beast that the U.S. Senate candidate has a behavior of claiming to personal companies that don’t seem to exist within the literal sense.

Whereas Walker’s enterprise file has been picked over earlier than—together with in an Related Press evaluation of “exaggerated claims of economic success”—The Each day Beast has reviewed paperwork and different information that shine new gentle on beforehand unexamined, and notably egregious, false claims. 

These claims embrace operating the biggest minority-owned meals firm in the US; proudly owning a number of rooster crops in one other state; and beginning and proudly owning an upholstery enterprise which was additionally, apparently, at one level in his telling, the nation’s largest minority-owned attire firm…. The claims in regards to the upholstery enterprise seem notably divorced from the reality, as that enterprise, as Walker describes it, doesn’t seem to exist.