Trump Campaign Responds to Barr Over Claim on Election Fraud

- THE EPOCH TIMES - Dec 1, 2020 -

ZACHARY STIEBER -


Attorney General William Barr, left, and President Donald Trump in file photographs. (Getty Images)

President Donald Trump’s campaign on Dec. 1 fired back at Attorney General William Barr after the nation’s top law enforcement official reportedly claimed that officials haven’t seen evidence of widespread election fraud.


“With all due respect to the Attorney General, there hasn’t been any semblance of a Department of Justice investigation,” Rudy Giuliani, a Trump lawyer, and Jenna Ellis, a Trump campaign attorney, said in a joint statement. “We have gathered ample evidence of illegal voting in at least six states, which they have not examined. We have many witnesses swearing under oath they saw crimes being committed in connection with voter fraud.


“As far as we know, not a single one has been interviewed by the DOJ. The Justice Department also hasn’t audited any voting machines or used their subpoena powers to determine the truth.


“Nonetheless, we will continue our pursuit of the truth through the judicial system and state legislatures, and continue toward the Constitution’s mandate and ensuring that every legal vote is counted and every illegal vote is not. Again, with the greatest respect to the Attorney General, his opinion appears to be without any knowledge or investigation of the substantial irregularities and evidence of systemic fraud.”


Barr was said to have made the remarks in an interview with The Associated Press, which has a history of animus toward Trump.


According to the outlet, Barr said: “To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election.”


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https://www.theepochtimes.com/trump-campaign-hits-attorney-general-over-claim-of-no-fraud-evidence_3600832.html

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