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>> Illegal or fraudulent voting.>> President Trump, on Wednesday, ended his so-called his Presidential Commission on Election integrity set up in May to support his unfounded claims of voter fraud in the 2016 election.>> By establishing this commission.>> In a statement, the White House said the panel, headed by Vice President, Mike Pence and Kansas' Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, was ending because of states refusal to hand over sensitive voter information to the panel.
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The statement reading quote, rather than engage in endless legal battles, the President will turn over the matter to homeland security. Shortly after winning the election, Trump, who lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton, claims that millions of people voted illegally for Clinton, and that he was the real winner of the popular vote.
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The panel never found those millions of voters, but they did find resistance at the state level over their request for voters' names, the last four digits of Social Security numbers, addresses, birth dates, political affiliation, felony convictions, and voting histories.>> Recess.
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Civil rights groups and democrats saw the panel as a way to suppress voter turnout.
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Most state election officials and election law experts say that voter fraud is rare in the United States.