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Trump Chief of Staff Accused of Voting Illegally After Registration Address Emerges

Trump Chief of Staff Accused of Voting Illegally After Registration Address Emerges
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Former President Donald Trump repeatedly sowed doubt and distrust both before the 2020 election and after his loss in it. He continues to claim the election was "stolen" from him, and that President Joe Biden was illegitimately elected.

Every step of the way, Trump's White House chief of staff at the time, Mark Meadows, helped promote these election delusions, right up until Trump's election lies prompted a deadly failed insurrection against the United States Capitol.

One of Trump's main election fantasies was the lie that voter fraud is rampant across the United States, citing discrepant addresses between registration addresses and actual residencies.

After a closer examination, it appears that Meadows himself may have illegally voted using this same method.

According to a recent report from Charles Bethea of the New Yorker, Meadows' voter registration listed a mobile home in North Carolina at the time of the 2020 election.

According to the New Yorker:

"Meadows does not own this property and never has. It is not clear that he has ever spent a single night there."

Meadows had originally sold his North Carolina home in the summer of 2020 and hadn't purchased a new one by the time he registered in September of that year. He listed his move-in date to the mobile home address he'd listed as the day after his registration date.

While neighbors interviewed by the New Yorker have said Meadows' wife, Debbie, stayed there occasionally, there's no evidence that the mobile home is where they "physically live"—a requirement for listing an address as one's residency on North Carolina voter forms.

The report reignited scrutiny of Meadows on social media.

But Meadows isn't the only one. Verified instances of Republicanoter fraud have occurred in Florida, Nevada, Texas, and Wisconsin, to name a few.

Some speculated the voter fraud Republicans decry is often committed by members of the GOP themselves.

Meadows did not respond to the New Yorker's requests for comment.