Trump cites misleading statistics in alleging Texas voter fraud

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By Daniella Silva

President Donald Trump tweeted misleading statistics about voter fraud on Sunday, claiming that nearly 60,000 non-citizens voted in Texas and that 95,000 non-citizens were registered to vote in the state.

“These numbers are just the tip of the iceberg,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “All over the country, especially in California, voter fraud is rampant. Must be stopped. Strong voter ID!”

The tweet followed a segment on “Fox and Friends” about a report from Texas election officials on potential non-citizens who were registered to vote. But the show’s claims, and Trump’s, do not accurately reflect the findings announced by Texas authorities on Friday.