Pelosi: I Will "Make Sure" Vote By Mail Will "Prevail"
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During an interview on Wednesday with far-left news network MSNBC, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi assured that she will "make sure" that voting by mail will "prevail" for the upcoming 2020 election.
Breitbart reports: "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that coronavirus tests, tracing, and treatment, funding for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, direct payments and unemployment insurance, OSHA standards, funding for the Postal Service, vote by mail, and SNAP benefits are the “seven hills of Rome,” that House Democrats are “there to make sure prevail when we go to the table for negotiation” on the next coronavirus aide package."
Pelosi started off by stating that covid “testing, tracing, and treatment” as well as funding for local and state governments and “injecting funds into our — the pockets of the American people with what we have with direct payments, unemployment insurance, etc.” are the “three pillars of the HEROES Act.”
She went on by saying that "voting at home" will be a large part of the legislation.
Pelosi finished, "And so, those are what I call the seven hills of Rome, the three original pillars, the four issues that I just mentioned, that we’re there to make sure prevail when we go to the table for negotiation.”
President Trump is strongly against the Democrats' "vote from home" scheme. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump threatened to withhold funding from states who use mail-in ballots during the 2020 election.
Democrats hope to politically capitalize off of the deadly coronavirus by encouraging people to vote by mail, a tactic that has proven to increase the chances of voter fraud which historically benefits Democrats.
President Trump made it clear on Wednesday morning that he will do anything in his power to combat the voter fraud.
"Breaking: Michigan sends absentee ballots to 7.7 million people ahead of Primaries and the General Election," the president tweeted. "This was done illegally and without authorization by a rogue Secretary of State. I will ask to hold up funding to Michigan if they want to go down this Voter Fraud path!"
"State of Nevada “thinks” that they can send out illegal vote by mail ballots, creating a great Voter Fraud scenario for the State and the U.S," he continued. "They can’t! If they do, “I think” I can hold up funds to the State. Sorry, but you must not cheat in elections. @RussVought45 @USTreasury"
Check out what the Daily Caller reported:
Trump’s comments on Twitter are his most recent rebuttal to Democrats urging the use of mail-in ballots in November. Trump argues the practice would cause widespread voter fraud, and explicitly threatened to withhold funding from Michigan and Nevada should they pursue the policy.
Despite Trump’s assertion, however, the mailers Michigan sent out were absentee voter applications, not absentee ballots themselves.
Republicans have joined Trump in pushing against calls for a mail-in election, launching the ProtectTheVote program in response. Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe mail-in ballots threaten the integrity of elections, according to a poll from the Republican National Committee.
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