Ryan on Trump's planned voter fraud investigation: 'I think it's fine'

Ryan on Trump's planned voter fraud investigation: 'I think it's fine'
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Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHouse Ethics Committee informs Duncan Hunter he can no longer vote after guilty plea Duncan Hunter pleads guilty after changing plea Trump campaign steps up attacks on Biden MORE (R-Wis.) said that while he doesn’t see evidence of the mass voter fraud President Trump has claimed, he thinks launching an investigation is the right route to take. 

“I think it’s fine," Ryan told MSNBC’s “For the Record with Greta." "First of all, I’m sure there is some fraud ... if he believes that there is a problem to be looked at, the right thing to do is to get an investigation, to get the facts."


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Ryan said on Tuesday at the Capitol that he has seen “no evidence” of widespread voter fraud, which he reiterated in the MSNBC interview.

“I haven’t seen evidence of this kind of widespread numbers that we’ve been hearing about,” Ryan said. “So the thing to do is to get an investigation to get the facts.  And then make a judgment based on the facts.”