US Lawyer Basic Invoice Barr stated Tuesday that the Justice Division has discovered no proof of voter fraud vital sufficient to reverse Democrat Joe Biden’s defeat of President Donald Trump within the November 3 election.
“Thus far, now we have not seen fraud on a scale that might have affected a unique end result within the election,” Barr advised the Related Press in an interview.
Barr made the feedback as Trump’s marketing campaign persists in attempting to show there was fraud in key states Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and elsewhere, hoping to forestall Biden’s win from being made official within the Electoral School on December 14.
“With all due respect to the Lawyer Basic, there hasn’t been any semblance of a Division of Justice investigation,” Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis stated in an announcement reacting to Barr’s announcement.
“We’ll proceed our pursuit of the reality by means of the judicial system and state legislatures,” they stated.
Attorneys for Trump have claimed all the pieces from ballot-box stuffing and faux poll printing, to hundreds of lifeless individuals having voted, to vote-counting machines being programmed to favor Biden.
In a number of authorized filings — all rejected by the courts — the Trump marketing campaign has sought to invalidate hundreds of thousands of votes for Biden primarily based on claims that lacked any proof.
Barr did not handle particular claims.
Nevertheless, he advised the information company, “There’s been one assertion that will be systemic fraud and that will be the declare that machines had been programmed basically to skew the election outcomes.”
“And the DHS and DOJ have appeared into that, and thus far, we have not seen something to substantiate that,” he stated, referring to the departments of Homeland Safety and Justice.
Barr, lengthy seen as a political loyalist to the president, stated the one probably justifiable claims of fraud “are very particularized to a selected set of circumstances or actors or conduct.”
“They don’t seem to be systemic allegations,” he stated.
“Some have been broad and probably cowl a couple of thousand votes. They’ve been adopted up on.”
Barr’s feedback had been reported about the identical time he arrived Tuesday on the White Home for unspecified conferences.
Across the time of the election, media stories stated Trump was sad with the Justice Division Chief for not making efforts to help his reelection, and that Barr may very well be fired.
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