My reaction to Donald Trump’s self-acclaimed “voter fraud panel” aka Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, chaired by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is to recognize the obvious. The Trump Administration is fraudulent; fraudulent in its pathetically incompetent pretext of governance along with spewing their usual “Fake News,” in this case using this unlawful “panel” to legitimize the claim of 3 million fraudulent votes in the November election. While this contemptible action might satisfy Trump’s “grandiose sense of self-importance” and “preoccupation with his fantasies of unlimited success,” might there be other reasons for collecting such highly sensitive personal information.
This commission is already facing legal challenges and some panel members have resigned. Why does the White House need to collect such information? How is it to be used? How will such information be protected? Credibility, they have not. Historically, the GOP has deceitfully obstructed/purged a select group of our population from voter rolls. I invite you to research Kris Kobach’s history; pushing for stricter voting laws based on fabricated data and questionable legal theories about immigration law.
Now, “Trump plans U.S.-Russia cyber-security unit.” Make America Great Again? Yes. Implement Article 25 of the Constitution.
Joel A. Price, Boise
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