According to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Bill HR1 is a federal election takeover that will make elections far less fair and secure.
The American public have the most to lose because we would lose our freedom,” McCarthy said of the bill, calling it a “power grab” by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
Every Democrat in the House signed onto HR1, but the bill is unlikely to make it past the Senate filibuster once the House passes it.
“We know that there’s a real question, one of the confidence in the last election,” McCarthy said while noting that “we will lose America as we know it” if people don’t trust elections.
Identifying voters is one of the most important aspects of fair elections, McCarthy said.
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