Donald Trump Walked Back on False Claim That 3 to 5 Million People Voted Illegally

Type: Never Admits FaultFeb 05 2017 Severity:

During an interview with Bill O'Reilly, Trump was pressed to answer whether it was irresponsible for the president to undermine public confidence in the integrity of the vote without data to back up his assertion. Trump said it didn't have to do with the vote. “But the data has to show that 3 million illegals voted” for Trump to be right, he said. O'Reilly pressed further by stating “But the data has to show that 3 million illegals voted” for Trump to be right, he said. Trump responded by saying "Forget all that. Just take a look at the registration, and we’re going to do it."

Main Source: washingtonpost.com

Quote | Trump shrugged off his conviction that 3 to 5 million votes were illegal.

When told the the data had to show that 3 million illegals voted for Trump to be right about his past claim, Trump responded by saying "Forget all that. Just take a look at the registration, and we’re going to do it."