Abrams Pushes Mail-In Ballots — ‘Voter Fraud Is, By And Large, A Myth’

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(Breitbart) – Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D) said President Donald Trump’s concern about possible fraud in voting by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic was unfounded.

She claimed voter fraud was “by and large, a myth.”

Abrams said, “The reality is, if we go ahead and get mail-in ballots to as many voters as possible, you shorten the lines which means you can move as many people out of needing to be in person which lets you focus on those who must show up to vote in person – the disabled, those who have language barriers, the homeless and those who have been displaced by COVID-19 and do not have mailing addresses that are stable, or those whose absentee ballots don’t reach them. But we have to follow a gold standard, which means that we do what is necessary to protect those ballots. But here’s the thing. Voter fraud is, by and large, a myth. The President of the United States, number one, voted by mail just recently, and so it worked for him. The concern he has is that it will actually work for every American. Our elections are not partisan. The choices we make are, but the elections themselves should be available to every eligible American citizen. And that is why we are all working so hard to ensure that we can not only flatten the curve but ensure our democracy. What we saw happen in Wisconsin was a travesty and a tragedy, and it does not have to happen.”

Flashback: Stacey Abrams: ‘I Would Be An Excellent Running Mate’ To Biden

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D) once again wants former Vice President Joe Biden to know that she really wants to be his vice-presidential pick.

Speaking to Elle, Abrams reaffirmed her interest in joining the Democrat Party’s White House ticket, stating she would be “honored,” to do so and “would be an excellent running mate.”

“I have the capacity to attract voters by motivating typically ignored communities. I have a strong history of executive and management experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. I’ve spent 25 years in independent study of foreign policy,” the Georgia Democrat told the magazine.

“I am ready to help advance an agenda of restoring America’s place in the world. If I am selected, I am prepared and excited to serve,” she added.

In addition to Abrams, other possible vice-presidential picks include Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Kamala Harris (D-CA), and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D).

Abrams’ comments echoed those that she made earlier this once when addressing speculation she could be Biden’s running mate, stating that she is “very honored to be considered” and would be “happy to serve” with the former vice president.

“I believe I bring the experience in the public sector, the private sector, the non-profit sector. I’ve also done international work and I’ve been an effective leader. Just this year and last year I stood up a 20-state network to ensure protection of our elections,” she told MSNBC Live at the time. “But more than anything, I’m committed to helping serve this country with the common sense, with the leadership and with the experience to work at the state and national level because we have to remember, part of the response we’re seeing right now in lieu of leadership from the national level has been our states, and it’s been my privilege for 11 years to help lead the state of Georgia as Democratic leader for seven years and as a state legislator for 11 years.”

The ambitious Abrams, who still refuses to concede the 2018 Georgia governor’s race to Brian Kemp, has predicted that she will be president by 2040.

“That’s my plan. And I’m very pragmatic,” she told Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight when asked about her possible White House plans in January.

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