Ryan 'confident' election will be carried out fairly
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Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanFEC filing: No individuals donated to indicted GOP rep this cycle The Hill's Morning Report - Waiting on Mueller: Answers come on Thursday Paul Ryan joins University of Notre Dame faculty MORE (R-Wis.) on Saturday dismissed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report 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 ClintonMcAuliffe says he won't run for president in 2020 Chuck Todd slams reports that DOJ briefed Trump on Mueller findings: 'This is actual collusion' Crowdfund campaign to aid historically black churches hit by fires raises over M 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 problem for Trump appointees Juan Williams: The high price of working for Trump Trump learns to love acting officials 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.”