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Video stitches false claims together to paint COVID-19 as a political hoax

AP, July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020

Video stitches false claims together to paint COVID-19 as a political hoax

“Trump is simply wrong about mail-in balloting raising a ‘tremendous’ potential for fraud,” wrote Richard L. Hasen, an elections expert at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, in a May 20 Washington Post op-ed piece. “While certain pockets of the country have seen their share of absentee-ballot scandals, problems are extremely rare in the five states that rely primarily on vote-by-mail, including the heavily Republican state of Utah.”