In other news, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a briefing on January 16th to inform the public how to prepare for nuclear war. So there's that.
Meanwhile, Trump wants to open up virtually all coastal waters for oil drilling, a potential plan that was already drawn opposition from lawmakers and governors, including Republican governors. Everyone remembers Deepwater Horizon.
Finally, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has found some voter fraud; an old Republican man who voted for Trump and Kobach.
In November 2016, Fullmer cast ballots in both states. He figured that because he pays taxes in both places, he was entitled to have his voice heard in local and state races in two states. He only voted for president, Donald Trump, in Kansas.
Now he is facing four felony charges — two counts of voting without being qualified, one count of voting more than once, and one count of “advance voting unlawful acts.” If convicted of all of them, Fullmer faces steep fines and two years probation.
“I didn’t know I had multiple charges,” Fullmer, a registered Republican, told ThinkProgress Friday by phone. “I just voted in state things in both states. In only one of the states I voted in the general.” The 67-year-old small business owner said he was unaware that the law prohibits him from casting ballots in state or local races in multiple states.
Also: this is exactly right. Every word of it.
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