Ryan 'confident' election will be carried out fairly
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Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanNow we know why Biden was afraid of a joint presser with Putin Zaid Jilani: Paul Ryan worried about culture war distracting from issues 'that really concern him' The Memo: Marjorie Taylor Greene exposes GOP establishment's lack of power MORE (R-Wis.) on Saturday dismissed Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMaria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back Republicans eye Nashville crack-up to gain House seat MORE’s repeated claims that the November elections will be rigged.

“Our democracy relies on confidence in election results, and the speaker is fully confident the states will carry out this election with integrity,” Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong told BuzzFeed


Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, renewed his claims of a rigged election during two campaign events and a series of tweets on Saturday.

Trump accused media outlets of "pushing false and unsubstantiated charges, and outright lies" against him in an effort to help elect Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: The center strikes back Democratic clamor grows for select committee on Jan. 6 attack White House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine MORE.

Trump has faced mounting allegations from multiple women this week accusing him of groping and kissing them without their consent.

Trump also accused the women coming forward with allegations against him of doing so to “steal the election.”

Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThe Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos Garland strikes down Trump-era asylum decisions MORE (R-Ala.), a top Trump surrogate, also reiterated the claim, telling a crowd at a campaign rally in New Hampshire, “They are attempting to rig this election.”

Clinton’s campaign pushed back against the claims on Saturday, releasing a statement that blasted Trump for “shameful attempts to undermine an election weeks before it happens.”