It’s official. Attorney General William Barr has reportedly met with President Donald Trump about a new discovery of election ballots that were found to be discarded.
According to ABC News, a Justice Department official has revealed that Barr personally briefed Donald Trump about a number of election ballots in Pennsylvania that were found in a dumpster. Barr and the Justice Department have reportedly launched an investigation into the matter.
Trump Confirms Investigation After Meeting
President Trump confirmed that Barr has launched an investigation during a recent interview with Fox News. Trump made the investigation known shortly after Trump met with Barr.
President Trump says that the ballots which were discarded were Trump ballots, and that an investigation is ongoing. Trump said the following statement:
“They were Trump ballots — eight ballots in an office yesterday in — but in a certain state and they were — they had Trump written on it, and they were thrown in a garbage can. This is what’s going to happen. This is what’s going to happen, and we’re investigating that.”
According to ABC News, officials reportedly “discovered nine ballots in a dumpster which were cast for Trump.”
White House Responds
Needless to say, the discovery that Trump ballots were thrown away has caused a huge amount of outrage at the White House. In fact, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded to the news, saying that more information is expected soon:
“I can confirm for you that Trump ballots, ballots for the president were found in Pennsylvania. I believe you should be getting more information on that shortly. Here in the last 24 hours, they were found cast aside.”
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