President Donald Trump is disbanding his voter fraud commission amid state officials’ refusal to cooperate.
The commission was not going anywhere, Trump said, because Democrats were doing what they do best — defending and protecting illegal voting.
On Twitter early Thursday, Trump said states that wouldn’t cooperate must know they have people voting illegally.
Trump convened the commission to investigate the 2016 presidential election, after alleging that voting fraud cost him the popular vote.
The White House blamed the decision to end the panel on more than a dozen states that have refused to comply with the commission’s demand for reams of personal voter data, including names, partial Social Security numbers, voting histories and party affiliations.
Trump said in tweets early Thursday that the states, mostly Democratic leaning, “fought hard that the Commission not see their records or methods because they