‘It’s certainly disappointing’: Michigan’s top election official rebukes Trump’s threat to withhold federal funding over the state expanding vote by mail

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In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump threatened to withhold federal funding to Michigan over the state’s decision to mail every registered voter an absentee ballot request form. He falsely claimed that Michigan is sending a ballot to every registered voter (the Secretary of State’s office is only sending a request form), and claimed that the decision “was done illegally and without authorization.” Michigan’s Secretary of State and top election official Jocelyn Benson told Insider that Trump is incorrect, saying that her office does not need any approval from the legislature to mail all voters a ballot request form. “It’s

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