Republicans in Texas are attempting to make it harder to cheat, not harder to vote, despite Democrats’ efforts to spin election integrity as voter suppression, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday on Newsmax.
“Back not that long ago, you had to vote on one day — you know, that was your day,” Paxton, a Republican, told “Spicer & Co.” “Now we have two weeks of early voting in Texas, and now they’re saying, ‘that’s not enough, you ought to be able to vote by mail whenever you want to, you ought to be able to harvest votes, and there should be no, really, limitation on access.’
”The problem with that is [if] we do it that way, we don’t know if the right person’s voting, so they’re willing to trade off, saying, ‘we don’t care if we don’t know who’s voting as long as anybody can vote whenever they want to; that’s the access we want.'”
Paxton told co-hosts Sean Spicer and Lyndsay Keith, “no, we have to have some limitations so we know the right people are voting.”
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