On Saturday evening, CNN reported that the voter fraud hotline set up by the Trump campaign was being plagued by fake calls.
The campaign has made allegations of imagined voter fraud, but has not offered any evidence of voter fraud that would impact the outcome of the election, which has been called for President-elect Joe Biden.
The problem is that Trump has repeatedly said that if Biden won it would have to be because of fraud, so the campaign has been searching for evidence.
I asked a GOP official if they actually believe this election has been stolen. Their response: https://t.co/idzY0YEgjp— Elaina Plott (@Elaina Plott)1604713772.0
Instead of admitting defeat and conceding, the Trump campaign set up a hotline where supporters could make allegations of fraud.
But instead of getting leads, the hotline has been plagued by prank calls.
ABC news reports that the Trump campaign "voter fraud" hotline "has turned into a nightmare...bombarded with prank… https://t.co/04UUlR2by5— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper)1604799087.0
On Saturday even, Lincoln Project advisors Steve Schmidt and George Conway trolled the Trump campaign by spreading the number on Twitter:
Thank you, Rick. It's important that people do not call 888-630-1776 unless they have important information to rela… https://t.co/z3votj80Dk— George Conway (@George Conway)1604800811.0
Raw Story attempted to contact the hotline to ask if they had found any evidence of widespread voter fraud, but received a busy signal.