Trump says GOP will take back House, suggests votes are being tampered with

President Trump on Tuesday predicted Republicans will win back the majority in the House and suggested that Democrats have tampered with votes to win close elections.

“We’re going to take the House back. We are. I feel totally confident,” Trump said during remarks at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual spring dinner.

{mosads}The president added that Republicans should be “paranoid” about Democrats winning close elections and said he doesn’t “like the way votes are being tallied.”

“You gotta be a little bit more paranoid than you are,” he told Republican audience members. “We have to be a little bit careful, because I don’t like the way the votes are being tallied. I don’t like it and you don’t like it either. You just don’t want to say it because you’re afraid of the press.”

Democrats regained control of the House during the 2018 midterms with a net gain of 40 seats in the elections. 

Trump has previously warned without evidence of voter fraud in elections. In 2017, Trump launched a voter fraud commission that was later shut down because it didn’t find evidence of fraud.

Trump also warned ahead of last year’s midterms of the potential for “illegal voting.”

“Law Enforcement has been strongly notified to watch closely for any ILLEGAL VOTING which may take place in Tuesday’s Election (or Early Voting),” Trump said in a tweet one day before the midterms.

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