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AP FACT CHECK: McConnell's misleading spin on voting fraud


February 28, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is skewing facts when it comes to Republican congressional efforts to stem the type of election malfeasance recently seen in North Carolina.

The Kentucky Republican on Tuesday accused Democrats of resisting GOP efforts over the years to address "voter fraud." That's misleading. The GOP efforts McConnell refers to have focused on requiring voter ID, which has no effect in stopping the alleged mail-in ballot fraud seen in North Carolina.

A look at the claim:

McCONNELL: "Now, for years and years, every Republican who dared to call for...

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