The U.S. Supreme Court just hammered him and the White House is completely stunned. No one expected this move by our nation’s highest court — it doesn’t make any sense whatsoever.
In a blow to President Trump, the court “left in place an agreement that allows Rhode Island residents to vote by mail through November’s general election without getting signatures from two witnesses or a notary,” reported the AP.
Citing concerns about voter fraud and confusion, the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Rhode Island GOP requested that the agreement be halted, at least temporarily so officials can weigh in.
Unfortunately, the only three justices who sided with commonsense this time were Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch — the others didn’t see a need to protect ballot integrity or the right to vote itself.
Trump and Republicans have warned about the possibility of fraud when vote-by-mail is opened up for everyone, not just those who actually need an absentee ballot due to special considerations.
In a statement about the decision, Rhode Island GOP Chairwoman Sue Cienki said that “a chaotic November election will have serious consequences for public confidence in our election system.”
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