A national news source takes aim at a local law man in a scathing report sent out across the globe.
The only fun fact that stands out is that the Sheriff questioning the 2020 election is kind of ironic because he was also elected in that year . . . But again . . . This political flexing is oversold even if the elected official with law enforcement power bragging to Las Vegas right-wingers justifiably upset progressives.
Here's the summary from the Associated Press . . .
"Now he's assigned detectives to investigate what he claims is election fraud, even though there has been no evidence of any widespread fraud or manipulation of voting machines in 2020. Calvin Hayden in Johnson County, which covers suburban Kansas City, isn't the only sheriff in the U.S. to try to carve out a bigger role for their office in investigating elections.
"Promoters of baseless conspiracy theories that the last presidential election was stolen from Trump are pushing a dubious theory that county sheriffs can access voting machines and intervene in how elections are run - and also have virtually unchecked power in their counties."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
The sheriff in Kansas' most populous county says he took it for granted that local elections ran smoothly - until former President Donald Trump lost there in 2020.Now he's assigned detectives to investigate what he claims is election fraud, even though there has been no evidence of any widespread fraud or manipulation of voting machines in 2020.