Transcript for Trump Pushes Claim Without Evidence That Fraud Behind Popular Vote Loss
During our interview with the president this week at the white house, he stood by his claim that he lost the popular vote because of millions of illegal votes. He says he's launching an investigation, and turns out some voters registered in more than one state are in his inner circle. Here's Brian Ross. Reporter: Until today, 56-year-old Gregg Phillips of Austin, Texas, was dismissed by top election officials as a conspiracy theorist blogger. Who claimed that the Obama department of homeland security hacked the election and that there were some 3 million illegal votes. Election officials say that's not true. And Phillips told CNN today he is not ready to provide that proof. Do you have the proof? Yes. Will you provide it? No. Reporter: But less than an hour after his appearance on CNN, Phillips is being cited by the president. Doubling down what he told David Muir. You have people who are registered who are dead, who are illegals, who are in two states. You have people registered in two states. They're registered in a New York and a New Jersey. They vote twice. There are millions of votes, in my opinion. Reporter: But among the millions registered in two states are some people very close to the president. His son-in-law and white house senior adviser, Jared Kushner, registered in New York and new Jersey. His daughter Tiffany, registered in New York and Pennsylvania. His chief strategist Steve Bannon, who until this week was registered in Florida and New York. And his press secretary Sean spicer, registered in Rhode Island and Virginia. None break the law, unless they vote twice. That rarely happens. Oftentimes, the voter is completely unaware they're registers in two states. Reporter: Of the 136 million voters in the last election, fewer than a dozen people are alleged to have voted twice, including this trump supporter in Iowa, who has pleaded not guilty to the charges. And Brian Ross with us here tonight. We should point out again, perfectly legal to be registered in two states as long as you don't vote in both. Mitch Mcconnell said he sees no need for a federal investigation. Thank you. We move on to Florida, two teenagers under arrest, accused
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