Since officially taking office less than one week ago, President Donald Trump has been pretty active in making good on the more alarming promises he made on the campaign trail, including those that would affect women鈥檚 issues and more. He immediately signed an executive order to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act, and in subsequent days, has frozen funds for international agencies speaking about abortion, instituted a federal hiring freeze and signed orders to advance the development of both the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL pipeline. He鈥檚 also continued to use his personal Twitter account to air his personal聽grievances, leading us up to his recent call to investigate widespread voter fraud (even though he won the election).

In a series of tweets, Trump claimed that he would be asking for voter fraud investigations, because according to him, two states in particular (which many are arguing are likely New York and California because of their strong Democratic leanings), fraud was rampant and that he would have won with a bigger margin if only it weren鈥檛 for all those millions of illegal immigrants and dead people casting ballots (we couldn鈥檛 make this stuff up if we tried).

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While there are probably instances of voter fraud in every election, we鈥檙e not quite sure that spending millions of taxpayer dollars to try to prove it in this case is helpful 鈥 and his motive continues to remain unclear, considering that he won the election. His actions have some concerned that he鈥檚 using these accusations to undermine the voting process and take voter rights away from people who disagree with his policies (which, if true, would be flat out terrifying).

For what it鈥檚 worth, Senator Bernie Sanders is not having any of this, and he鈥檚 been very vocal about his feelings on the dangers of voter suppression and Trump鈥檚 language around the election. Hopefully, we can move on from this issue swiftly without voter鈥檚 rights being affected negatively.

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