Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, has an ongoing demand for his Republican counterpart in Texas: Where’s my cash?
Last month, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick provided a $1 million to “incentivize, encourage and reward” folks for experiences of voter fraud in Texas.
Although President Donald Trump triumphed in Texas within the November election, Patrick’s supply apparently aimed to buttress baseless and false claims by Trump and his allies of mass voter fraud in different key states that Democrat Joe Biden carried in successful the White House.
In a type of states ― Pennsylvania ― a high-profile case emerged wherein a person admitted to illegally casting a poll for Trump within the title of his lifeless mom. The suspect additionally registered his lifeless mother-in-law to vote, with the intention of casting one other poll for the president. The same case surfaced within the state wherein a person soght to vote for Trump by way of his deceased mother.
Fetterman has been urgent his assertion that these circumstances ought to qualify him for Patrick’s jackpot. He’s been trolling Patrick on Twitter asking for the loot, saying he would donate it to meals banks in his state.
He actually threw out the entire stops on Monday, going after Patrick in a bitter Twitter thread that included plenty of “Family Guy” references.
Fetterman told The Houston Chronicle his trolling marketing campaign towards Patrick is partly meant to discredit the unfounded contentions that the election was rigged, claims that courtroom after courtroom throughout the nation have rejected.
He additionally admitted that he has been amused by the Pennsylvania voter fraud circumstances that concerned Trump supporters.
“While it’s undoubtedly and undeniably hilarious these cases involved Trump voters and their dead mothers, it’s irrelevant because it documents how truly rare voter fraud is and how impossible it is to truly pull it off,” Fetterman informed the newspaper.
HuffPost reached out to Patrick’s workplace for a remark concerning the reward cash, however nobody instantly responded.
A Patrick spokesperson did get again to MSNBC.com.
“It is not clear why Lt. Gov. Fetterman continues on this topic since Democrats don’t believe in voter fraud — unless it’s the Russians,” the spokesperson informed the outlet. The latter a part of the remark apparently refers to documented interference by the Russians within the 2016 election that plagued Trump throughout a lot of his time period.
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