State leaders criticize Trump’s ‘outrageous’ threat to withhold funding over vote by mail – live

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A Daily Beast reporter shared a campaign ad being circulated in South Carolina, which simultaneously lambastes vote by mail and explains how voters can remotely cast their ballots.

OMG. This mailer making its way around South Carolina was just passed along to me pic.twitter.com/XLzZPM342n

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It should be noted that while Trump corrected his false claim about Michigan sending ballots to registered voters, his new tweet still falsely claims Michigan’s efforts to expand vote by mail are illegal.

Michigan’s efforts are not illegal and are actually quite similar to steps taken by Republican officials in states like Georgia, West Virginia and Nebraska.

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