CNN host Brianna Keilar on Monday called out Trump campaign adviser Mercedes Schlapp’s unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting would lead to widespread “fraud” during a contentious interview. “It’s statistically insignificant,” Keilar pushed back against Schlapp’s “fraud” argument. “It’s not fraud, Mercedes.
There is no evidence of fraud.” Schlapp insisted that people who support mail-in voting could be “taking advantage of our elderly.” “If someone were concerned about that but then they looked at the fact on mail-in and absentee ballots to fraud, they would see that it really doesn’t exist,” the CNN host said. “Because, as I spelled it out for you, it’s statistically insignificant.” “You’re raising something that doesn’t exist,”