Republican North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s voter ID law may have been struck down, but he suggested on Sunday that other suppression techniques were working because Democratic voters were “not coming out” to the polls.
Earlier this year, a federal court found that North Carolina Republicans intended to suppress minority voters by requiring a photo ID, banning election day registrations and other regressive restrictions.
McCrory told Fox News on Sunday that Republicans had been successful in suppressing the Democratic vote.
“We’re already seeing the Clinton voters not coming out in numbers the Obama voters were coming out four years ago at this point in time,” he explained to Fox News host Maria Bartiromo. “I think the turnout will be impacted by this [Hillary Clinton email scandal] because people are just disgusted with the whole thing.”
“And I think there is Clinton fatigue,” he added. “And, frankly, there was some concern about Mr. Trump too. It’s kind of ironic. In the last three weeks, the media keeps going to me, ‘Are you still going to support Trump due to the controversy from two weeks ago?’ It’s going to be interesting if the media turns around and ask my opponent [Roy Cooper], ‘Are you still going to support Hillary Clinton?'”
“And are you supporting Trump?” Bartiromo wondered.
“I am,” McCrory replied.
Watch the video below from Fox News, broadcast Oct. 30, 2016.
Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.
Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.
The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.
Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet
Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.
Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by: #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY
Trump claimed ‘inequality is down’ — one day later federal data showed the exact opposite is true
"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."
Federal data released Thursday showed U.S. income inequality in 2018 reached the highest level since the Census Bureau began measuring it five decades ago, a finding that comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said "inequality is down."