Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is under investigation for alleged voter fraud, according to the North Carolina attorney general's office.
Meadows, who helped spread former President Donald Trump's repeatedly debunked voter fraud claims, may have committed voter fraud himself in the 2020 election, The New Yorker reported earlier this month.
Local news outlet WRAL later reported that Meadows and his wife had voted via absentee ballots in North Carolina in 2020, sparking a state investigation.
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Welch said that she was "unaware of any allegations of voter fraud surrounding Mark Meadows" until she was "contacted by the media."
Mark and Debbie Meadows sold their prior North Carolina home when Meadows joined the Trump administration.
The Washington Post editorial board skewered Meadows last week, calling him out for exposing the "hypocrisy of Republicans on voter fraud.". »