President Trump attacks integrity of mail-in voting

Trump uses vote-in ballots found in the trash in Pennsylvania as an example of vote tampering after some of the ballots had Trump as their vote.
1:36 | 09/27/20

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discarded ballots found in the trash to attack the integrity of hail-in voting. Andrew dymburt has the story. This whole ballot scam is going to cause a lot of problems for our country. Reporter: The president has long called into question the legitimacy of voting by mail without providing any evidence, but now an incident in Pennsylvania being investigated by the department of justice is stoking the president's baseless claims of widespread mail-in voting fraud. We called in law enforcement, the FBI, the department of justice, working on this matter together to ensure integrity to the voters. We'll get there together. Reporter: Election officials in luzerne county said nine ballots mailed by people in the military ended up in garbage outside of the courthouse. These are from military individuals and for American citizens living overseas. Reporter: They say it was an administrative mistake made by a temporary contractor, insisting the contractor had no idea which candidate was selected on the ballot and the contractor was also fired. This was a clerical issue sh not a criminal issue. Reporter: Of the nine ballots that were trashed, seven were cast for Donald Trump according to the Pennsylvania U.S. Attorney's office. I can confirm for you that trump ballots, ballots for the president were found in Pennsylvania. Reporter: They say this was just human error. County officials say that they're working to contact those service members worse ballots found in the trash to make sure their votes are counted.

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