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Former President Trump again makes false claims of ballot fraud in 2020 election, targeting Detroit

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Former President Trump is again making false claims of ballot fraud in the most recent elections, and again specifically targeting the voting in Detroit.

Trump was the headliner at the Conservative Political Action Conference over the weekend.

He hinted at making another bid for the White House in 2024.

And Trump, apparently citing discredited social media posts, repeated baseless accusations of voter fraud in Detroit.

“You know we have a little problem adjusting in Detroit. We seem to have more votes than we have people. A lot more votes. An election-changing number. We’re not talking about a number where you catch, no, these are election-changing numbers.”

In fact, Detroit election officials say only just over half of registered voters in the city cast a ballot in the last election, and the U.S. Justice Department under the Trump Administration found no evidence of widespread election fraud.