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The Trump Administration Is Planning an Unprecedented Attack on Voting Rights

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'We are witnessing the beginning of a nationwide voter-suppression campaign, led by the White House and enabled by Congress and the DOJ, while we are distracted by the antics of the President. Today, the GOP: *Defunded fed agency protecting against vote hacking; *Told states to purge voter rolls; *Asked for voter data to suppress votes. All of these actions would be disturbing on their own, but taken together they represent an unprecedented attack on voting rights. The actions by Kobach, in particular, appear to mark the beginning of a nationwide voter-suppression campaign, based on spreading lies about voter fraud to justify enacting policies that purge the voter rolls, and make registration and voting more difficult. Let’s be clear what’s happening: Republicans have no desire to prevent another hack from Moscow, but they are dead set on limiting voting rights at home. 

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