Pat Toomey Dismisses Trump’s Claim that Pennsylvania Engaged in Widespread Vote Fraud

'Look, there are irregularities in every election...'

NeverTrump Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims that widespread election fraud is at play in key swing states like Pennsylvania and Georgia.

Echoing the disinformation spread by left-wing media outlets, Toomey told CBS News there was no evidence to support the allegations fueled by eyewitness accounts from Republican poll watchers and disfranchised voters.

“I saw the president’s speech last and it was very hard to watch,” said Toomey, who plans to retire from Congress at the end of 2022. “The president’s allegations of large-scale fraud and theft of the election are just not substantiated.”

Many of Toomey’s fellow Pennsylvania Republicans may beg to differ, however. The GOP-led state legislature sued the administration of Democrat Tom Wolf prior to the election, alleging that the decision to revise election laws while circumventing the legislature was unconstitutional.

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The case made it to the US Supreme Court. However, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s liberals, kicking a deadlocked 4-4 split back to the ruling by the state’s own radical leftist Supreme Court.

Toomey shrugged off the concerns that election officials in Philadelphia were illegally adding new ballots into the mix while preventing poll-watchers from observing the process.

“I’m not aware of any significant wrongdoing here,” he claimed.

“Look, there are irregularities in every election,” he added. “They tend to typically be very small and involve just a handful of ballots.”

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Videos, however, suggest that the problem is much bigger than just a handful of ballots. A recent video, for example, showed a supposed poll-worker in Pennsylvania bragging about tossing out more than 100 Trump votes.

Toomey even conceded that Philadelphia has had multiple problems already.

“As you may know, the election commission has chosen to keep observers too far away from the counting to actually observe the counting,” he said. “And my understanding is they persisted in that unreasonable policy even after a court order requiring that they allow observers to approach the counting.”

Toomey wished this “sort of thing” wouldn’t happen,” he said. “But is there any evidence that I’m aware of that there is significant large-scale fraud or malfeasance anywhere in Pennsylvania? Absolutely not,” he said.

That runs contrary to reports that Democrat nominee Joe Biden had received a vastly disproportionate amount of the mail-in vote in Luzerne County. Other red flags have been raised in Allegheny County, the area encompassing Pittsburgh.

Asked if his colleagues would similarly take a stand against Trump on this issue, Toomey said: “My colleagues will make their own decisions.”

Already, though, a handful of weak, center-straddling Republicans have chastised the president. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slammed Trump’s voter fraud accusations as uninformed.

“If this stuff is going on that the president is talking about … it would undercut everything that we believe in in our system,” Christie claimed.

“But as a prosecutor, that’s like asking me to indict someone without showing me any evidence,” he continued. “If you’re gonna say those things from behind the podium at the White House, it’s his right to do it, it’s his right to pursue legal action, but show us the evidence.”

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