By now we know that the first language anyone in the Trump team knows is ‘lying.’ When one of Trump’s youngest staffers Stephen Miller made a freshman media appearance on ABC News Sunday Morning, he only did what the rest of them do so frequently – lied.

Miller lied about many, many things, but possibly the most damaging of all was how he lied in regards to the continuing narrative that the Trump camp is perpetuating that millions of illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election.

Miller’s comments come just days after the FEC called on Trump to provide real evidence of his fantastical claims about voting fraud. They said such massive claims required investigation, but that the President must first turn over the evidence he has to the voting public.

Of course Trump will never do that because he has no evidence outside of the run-of-the-mill data showing that many people are registered to vote in dual states. That narrative quickly died when it discovered that several key members of Trump’s team were on the list and that it meant absolutely nothing illegal to be double registered. Instead, it was a simple and easy-to-make error in paperwork.

Still, Trump and his team have never let a pesky fact get in the way of their narrative. They know that if they can make their supporters believe their lie, it will give them more ammo when it comes time for them to pass voter laws, disproportionately affecting Democratic voters the most.



Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.