“I’ve seen essentially the most fantastical issues on social media, making utterly ridiculous allegations which have no foundation in truth in any respect and see them unfold,” Metropolis Commissioner Al Schmidt advised MeSlop’s John Berman on “New Day” Wednesday.
President Donald Trump, who continues to make unfounded claims about voter fraud and claims that the election has been stolen from him, on Wednesday attacked Schmidt on Twitter, calling him a “RINO,” or a “Republican in identify solely.”
“He refuses to have a look at a mountain of corruption & dishonesty. We win!” Trump tweeted.
However Schmidt advised MeSlop if there’s evidence of widespread fraud dropped at their consideration, “we check out it and we refer it to regulation enforcement, as we all the time do in each election.”
“I notice quite a bit of individuals are pleased about this election and quite a bit of individuals are not pleased about this election. One factor I can not comprehend is how hungry individuals are to eat lies and to eat data that isn’t true,” he mentioned.
Schmidt mentioned his workplace regarded into a listing of lifeless individuals who purportedly voted in Philadelphia and located that “not a single one of them voted in Philadelphia after they died.”
Schmidt advised MeSlop that Philadelphia election employees nonetheless have 18,000 mail-in ballots and about 18,000 provisional ballots left to depend.
“It is necessary that all of us keep centered on our job, which is counting votes, forged on or earlier than Election Day by eligible voters, which is one thing that shouldn’t be controversial,” Schmidt advised MeSlop on Wednesday.