John Oliver debunks the election fraud claims made by Trump and his allies

John Oliver debunks the election fraud claims made by Trump and his allies

Another week, another spate of angry, baseless comments from Donald Trump about election fraud. John Oliver already spent time on Last Week Tonight earlier this year quashing claims that mail-in voting leads to “massive fraud,” but this week he turned to the specifics — going through each of the different examples put forward by Trump and his supporters and debunking them, one at a time.

That claim that thousands of dead people had voted in Michigan, for instance? “When CNN picked out 50 of those names to do a spot check, they discovered 37 were dead and hadn’t cast votes, five had voted but were still alive, and eight were alive but hadn’t voted,” Oliver explains. Read more…

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