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 RyanAmash: Trump incorrect in claiming Congress didn't subpoena Obama officials Democrats hit Scalia over LGBTQ rights Three-way clash set to dominate Democratic debate 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."


Trump has called for an investigating into voter fraud, which he claims cost him the popular vote in the November election against Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonState cites 38 people for violations in Clinton email review Trump campaign to hold rallies in Mississippi, Kentucky Biden struggles to reverse fall MORE.

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.”