PA DEMS STATEMENT ON TRUMP LAWSUIT TO SUPPRESS PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Executive Director Sinceré Harris released the following statement on the Trump campaign and Congressmen Mike Kelly, Guy Reschenthaler, Glenn Thompson and John Joyce pushing a lawsuit to suppress the votes of Pennsylvanians in the 2020 election.

“Donald Trump and Washington Republicans are trying to suppress the voices of Pennsylvanians because they know the easier it is for everyday people to vote, the more likely it is that they will lose — Trump has said so himself. Statewide vote-by-mail was a bipartisan proposal passed by Republican majorities in Harrisburg. It’s sad but predictable that once Pennsylvania Democrats blew Republicans out of the water in vote-by-mail sign-ups — to the tune of 1.28 million to 528,000 — Trump and his enablers decided to scream and yell about it. Maybe they should spend their energy trying to match Pennsylvania Democrats’ organizing efforts in the Keystone State instead.”

On March 30, President Trump said in an interview that he opposed increasing funding for absentee and mail-in voting because it would lead to “levels of voting that, if you ever agreed to it, you’d never have a Republican elected in this country again.”

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