Trump spokesperson Liz Harrington on election integrity: 'We are being vindicated'
Harrington said that election integrity was ultimately the most important issue facing the nation.
Liz Harrington, national spokeswoman for former President Donald Trump, says ongoing irregularities in primary elections validate the Trump camp's warnings on election integrity and raise concerns for the security of the upcoming midterms.
Appearing on the "Just the News, Not Noise" television show on Friday, Harrington discussed a recent string of confirmed irregularities in the 2020 presidential election, which Just the News documented Friday morning.
Among those mentioned were the state of Wisconsin's illegal use of ballot drop boxes. The state Supreme Court ruled in early July that the 570 drop boxes the state used in the 2020 presidential election were illegal because the Legislature did not approve their use.
"This is a huge ruling — these drop boxes, there were over 500 of them," Harrington told cohost Amanda Head. "And they were used to illegally stuff the ballot box, and there is no law for them to do so. It was not even created through statute or order or anything. It was just an edict. And that's against the law.
"And, you know, several the justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, flat out say if an election is not done lawfully, the results are illegitimate," she added.
Trump lost Wisconsin to Biden by fewer than 21,000 votes in 2020.
Head went on to press the Trump spokeswoman about the upcoming midterms and the implications continued irregularities have for their ultimate outcome.
"Well, we are very concerned ... because this issue has not been fixed, like you've mentioned, I mean, we are being vindicated," Harrington replied. "But there still are things going on. And we're not going to give up on the issue of 2020, because you cannot go forward unless you fix what happened. It's going to keep happening. And we've seen irregularities in some of these primaries. We need to get to the root of the matter ...
"I think the dirty voter rolls are key ... If we want to fix our elections, we have to clean up these rolls. It just gives room for bad actors, so much room for manipulation, and to rig the numbers any way they want. And that's just unacceptable. We need transparency. We need real audits that show the actual ballots so we have confidence in our elections, because right now, so many do not."
Harrington said that election integrity was ultimately the most important issue facing the nation, because the electorate's other concerns stem from it.
"This is the number one issue because inflation and gas prices, and just the horrific things that are happening to our country with high crime and everything else — all of that stems [from], and none of it can be fixed unless we have legitimate free and fair elections," she said. "That's where it starts. And that's where it's going to be finished."
Harrington declined to confirm Trump's plans on the 2024 election, but highlighted that the former president was polling much better than his prospective opponent, President Joe Biden.
"[W]hat we're seeing in our numbers, it, the support for President Trump, has never been higher," she said.
"And anywhere you look ... Joe Biden's numbers are totally inflated, and they're still in the sewer. I mean, independents, he's in the teens. It's absolutely abysmal."