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Democrats called President Trump’s election commission a “sham’’ and a waste of taxpayer’s money and introduced a bill Wednesday to block funding for the panel.
“This is a fraud,” said Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. “It is a sham.”
Earlier this year, Trump set up a commission to study allegations of voter fraud in last year’s presidential election. Trump claims last year’s election included up to 3 million to 5 million fraudulent voters.
Supporters of the “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity,” mostly Republicans, said it will look at practices that undermine confidence in federal elections, including rampant voter fraud.