Trump does 180 on mail-in vot­ing with plans to ‘swamp’ the vote

Trump does 180 on mail-in voting with plans to ‘swamp’ the vote

Despite build­ing a track record of oppos­ing ear­ly and mail-in vot­ing, for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s cam­paign team has changed course with a new effort to pro­mote and edu­cate cit­i­zens on vot­ing in ways oth­er than just show­ing up to the polls on Elec­tion Day.
Swamp the Vote USA, cre­at­ed by Trump’s cam­paign and Trump Force 47, a grass­roots pro­gram by the Repub­li­can Nation­al Com­mit­tee, was launched on Tues­day.
Trump hopes to “swamp” Democ­rats by hav­ing more of his sup­port­ers vote either through absen­tee bal­lots or mail-in. 

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump departs after speak­ing at a news con­fer­ence at Trump Tow­er, Fri­day, May 31, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhin­son)

“If we swamp them with votes they can’t cheat,” the cam­paign said in a press release. “You need …