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Feds charge 19 noncitizens with illegally voting in 2016

August 24, 2018

The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 19 non-citizens who they say illegally voted in the 2016 election putting a major spotlight on one of President Trump’s pet issues.

Among those accused of voting are illegal immigrants and legal residents alike though non of them were citizens, and therefore weren’t allowed to register to vote or to cast ballots.

While far from the millions of votes Mr. Trump has said were illegally cast in 2016, the 19 indictments by a grand jury in North Carolina do highlight a problem that Democrats say doesn’t exist in any significant measure.

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