Posted 42 days ago
Frequent MSNBC fill-in host Jason Johnson claimed Monday that Republicans were optimistic about their chances to win the 2022 midterm elections because they intended to "cheat."
During an appearance on "Deadline: White House," Johnson joined host Nicolle Wallace and fellow MSNBC contributor Charlie Sykes in predicting former President Donald Trump's continued influence over the GOP, and accused Republicans of rigging future elections by passing "voter suppression laws" across the country that would "guarantee" them victories.
"[A] key thing to understand why Republicans are optimists for next year, even if they're sort of waving themselves and wrapping themselves in a Trump burrito, is they’re going to cheat. They’re just going to make voting laws throughout the country that guarantee that they’re going to win," he added. "They just figure that they're going to pass legislation to make it harder for Democrats to vote … They just figure, if we can pass enough voter suppression, wrap ourselves in Trump, and intimidate the other side, we can win in 2022."
After a clip played of Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., saying he would not support Trump if he w... (Read more)