NH Trump Voters Tell CNN ‘Millions of Illegals Voted’ Because Facebook Said So

A little research goes a long way.

In a viral CNN clip inducing night terrors in journalists everywhere, members of a small focus group of Trump voters told New Day host Alisyn Camerota that “millions of illegals” voted in the presidential election last month. They know this to be true, because they saw it on Google and Facebook.

“So where are you getting your information?” Camerota asked Paula Johnson, co-chair of the New Hampshire-based Women for Trump, who claimed that 3 million undocumented immigrants voted in California.

“From the media. Where else would we get it?” Johnson said. “Some of it was CNN, I believe.”

“CNN said that 3 million illegal people voted in California?”

“Well, it was coming all across the media. All across.”

Johnson added that she caught some people trying to commit voter fraud in Nashua, but not before announcing to her, “The president said I could vote, I’m here illegally.” This harkens to Scott Brown’s claim earlier this week that Massachusetts voters drove up to the Granite State to commit voter fraud.

When Camerota asked where the Trump voters they read that President Barack Obama had told the country’s illegal immigrants to vote, former New Hampshire state representative Susan DeLemus said: “You can find it—Google it. You can find it on Facebook.”

Camerota did Google it, and found a full transcript of Obama’s remarks debunking the deceptively edited Fox Business clip where DeLemus, Johnson, and company got their information. Still, the Trump voters were unconvinced.


Kyle Scott Clauss Kyle Clauss, Digital News Writer at Boston Magazine bmagdigital+kclauss@gmail.com


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