Trump Rails Against States Rejecting His Shady Election Commission’s Requests

President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunda... FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) MORE LESS
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July 1, 2017 10:22 a.m.

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused states rejecting his bogus “election integrity” commission’s request for sensitive voter information  of “trying to hide” something.

Trump claimed the shady commission is a “very distinguished VOTER FRAUD PANEL.”

“Numerous states are refusing to give information,” he tweeted. “What are they trying to hide?”

On Friday, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — who heads the commission — said he will not hand over voter information to his own panel.

A laundry list of states including California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia have announced they will not comply with the commission’s request.

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, a Republican, had a particularly memorable response to the panel’s calls: “They can go jump in the Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi is a great State to launch from.”

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