Even Trump's Campaign Manager Doesn't Buy His 'Rigged Election' Claims

by
Ashley Paige
Trump plasters theories on voter fraud across his political platform; meanwhile, Kellyanne Conway disputes the idea: "No, I do not believe that."

Kellyanne Conway speaking during interview

Trump doesn’t keep quiet about most things (read: all things), but one topic he’s spouting loudly and proudly is the voter fraud conspiracy. Obama wishes he would stop whining about his plummeting poll numbers and act a little more presidential; much of America feels similarly.

And even Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, believes his claims have no merit.

“No, I do not believe that,” she said on Wednesday during an interview with MSNBC. “So absent overwhelming evidence that there is, it would not be for me to say that there is.”

She goes on to gloss over Trump’s theories, however, citing reports heard “here and there.”

“We know in the past, we know that people who are dead are still on the voter rolls, we know that people are voting a couple of different times in places,” she said, further adding, “There is a larger conspiracy, larger collusion. We’re learning just from revealed emails of FOIA requests, there is a great deal of friendship if not collusion from some members in the media, certainly not all, not even most, but some specific members of the media and the [Hillary] Clinton campaign.”

According to Conway, Trump is reading reports about “voter irregularities,” which is, apparently, feeding in to the (irrational) conspiratorial notions he’s sermonizing all over Twitter.

Where can voters gain access to these testimonials? It’s easy to doubt not only the claims of the so-called reports, but the mere existence of them, too. Challenging Trump's notions, The Washington Post recently investigated the sweeping voter fraud theory, and the facts indicate the baselessness of his statements. 

And as for those voter irregularities? The Washington Post points out the isolation of those incidents, deeming the widespread angle utterly false. 

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