Judge tells Kansas official to produce plan taken to Trump
April 6, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Kansas' top elections official to produce a plan on homeland security issues that he took to a meeting with President Donald Trump as potential evidence in a voting rights lawsuit.
U.S. Magistrate James O'Hara ruled that the document from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach could be relevant to a federal lawsuit challenging a 2013 state law requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship when registering. O'Hara also ordered Kobach to produce a second internal office document.
O'Hara directed Kobach to provide the...