Ex-NH GOP chair calls Trump's voter fraud bluff with $1,000 bet
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Fergus Cullen, New Hampshire's former GOP chair, on Friday hit President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE over false voter fraud claims he said were the reason New Hampshire Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteBottom line Bottom line Bottom Line MORE lost her seat in November. 

"I will pay $1000 to 1st person proving even 1 outofstate person took bus from MA 2 any NH polling place last ElectionDay #mapoli #nhpolitics," Cullen tweeted Friday evening.

During a closed-door meeting with a group of senators from both parties on Thursday, Trump digressed from a planned discussion of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to talk about the elections, arguing that he and Ayotte both should have won the vote in New Hampshire.


According to Trump, Ayotte's reelection bid was foiled by “thousands” of people from Massachusetts illegally casting ballots in the Granite State, meeting participants told Politico.

One source said that the room fell silent after the remark.

There is no proof of Trump's claim, and late Friday a Bush-appointed Federal Elections Commission member called on the president to show evidence for his statements so the commission could investigate.