Later today, Congress will vote on HR 1, the so-called “law for the people”.
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In fact, the worst-kept secret in Washington right now is that HR 1 isn’t for the people at all, it’s for politicians. House Democrats are using legitimate concerns about the integrity of the elections to rush this dangerous bill through Congress. This will not make our elections safer, but rather give House Democrats an advantage in the next election by removing almost all of the institutional guardrails that preserve the sanctity of the ballot box today. Pelosi opens the floodgates for almost everyone to submit a ballot, or even multiple ballots, regardless of their eligibility.
He’s a new low supporter, even by Washington standards.
At a time when we must restore confidence in our elections, HR 1 is an unconstitutional federal takeover that will pave the way for a system rife with error and abuse. Here’s how.
First, HR 1 would prevent election officials from maintaining accurate voters lists and make it more difficult for them to determine whether voters are registered in multiple jurisdictions. This…
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