On Wednesday at an event in North Carolina, President Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to vote twice, once by mail and once in person, to "test" the integrity of the election system — advice that, if followed, would constitute felony voter fraud.
The president's comments drew outrage from social media.
The President just committed a felony.👀 https://t.co/kgvMOCJYfz— Marc E. Elias (@Marc E. Elias)1599086688.0
Trump encourages North Carolina residents to vote twice to test mail-in system https://t.co/pGesGFCwXf via @nbcnews… https://t.co/7ESeQRZv2w— Martina Navratilova (@Martina Navratilova)1599090870.0
@Martina @NBCNews Trump is desperately trying anything he can, including encouraging his supporters to commit elect… https://t.co/8ELeftFEaf— tak (@tak)1599091555.0
@Martina @NBCNews Vile behavior. Surprised Trump hasn’t burned the Constitution by now.— Kristi D (@Kristi D)1599091589.0
@Martina @NBCNews How is this not the first story on the news? It’s a felony to conspire with people to commit a felony.— Sanders Ekanepi (@Sanders Ekanepi)1599092986.0
@marceelias https://t.co/FcFrDXeIFJ— Daniel Uhlfelder (@Daniel Uhlfelder)1599086838.0
@marceelias Vote early. Don't use voting machines if you can avoid it. HAND DELIVER your ballots to your local coun… https://t.co/fjHRrLlUbq— Davids_annie (@Davids_annie)1599091720.0
@marceelias Not only is this illegal, but it would seem likely that neither vote would count if someone votes twice… https://t.co/PZlkiqCWGl— Marcus Aurelius (@Marcus Aurelius)1599092103.0
@marceelias When you can't find any evidence of mail in voter fraud, invent some The Trump campaign submitted a 524… https://t.co/wzAEYZqBUp— KD (@KD)1599088917.0
https://t.co/IiEP7lZjlE— Aman Batheja (@Aman Batheja)1599092505.0