President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Thursday night that law enforcement officials are reportedly looking into a corruption scandal in Florida’s election.
“Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in #Broward and Palm Beach,” Trump tweeted. “Florida voted for Rick Scott!”
Trump’s announcement followed the breaking news out of Florida on Thursday night that Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott has filed a bombshell lawsuit accusing Democrats of coordinating an effort to “steal the election.”
“In his lawsuit against Broward County, Scott and the National Republican Senatorial Committeee (NRSC) allege that officials there are continuing to hide critical information about the number of votes cast and counted,” Fox News reported. “And in a parallel suit against Palm Beach County, Scott and the NRSC charge that the election supervisor illegally used her own judgment to determine voter intent when reviewing damaged absentee ballots.”
News of the lawsuit followed a video clip that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) shared on Thursday which allegedly showed people turning in boxes of ballots in private cars to a large rental truck.
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