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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, center left, speaks at the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Back in May, Donald Trump backed his propagandist accusation that millions of illegal immigrants voted in the November 2016 presidential election, not with evidence, but by commissioning a panel via executive order to investigate said accusation of voter fraud. Trump did this even though election law experts and most state election officials said that voter fraud is rare.

Now the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Congress watchdog group, has turned the tables by agreeing to investigate the controversial Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI). Reuters reports that the GAO's investigation follows three Democratic senators raising concerns that Trump's commission is actively working, not to investigate voter fraud, but to undermine and diminish the public's confidence in the democratic process.

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