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Roger Stone claims North Korea used boats to smuggle votes for Biden

Stone's absurd claim is being laughed off the internet.

 

Mikael Thalen

Tech

Posted on Dec 3, 2020

Roger Stone, the former adviser to President Donald Trump, claimed that North Korea interfered in the U.S. election in an effort to aid President-elect Joe Biden.

During an appearance on The Alex Jones Show on Wednesday, Stone—who was sentenced to prison for giving false statements during the U.S. government’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election but had his sentence commuted by Trump—alleged that North Korea used boats to smuggle fraudulent ballots into the U.S.

“I just learned of absolute incontrovertible evidence of North Korean boats delivering ballots through a harbor in Maine, the state of Maine,” Stone said.

Although Stone described the allegation as “incontrovertible,” he went on to admit in the very next sentence that he didn’t know whether the claims were actually true.

“If this checks out, if law enforcement looked into that and it turned out to be true, it would be proof of foreign involvement in the election,” Stone added.

It remains unclear where exactly Stone first heard the claim, although prominent figures close to Trump on countless occasions have blindly repeated wild conspiracy theories invented on the internet.

The statement is just the latest in a long line of over-the-top allegations made by allies of Trump who are attempting to contest the results of the presidential election.

Despite the bombastic claims, no evidence whatsoever has been presented that indicates widespread voter fraud.

Numerous lawsuits aimed at overturning Biden’s victories in states across the country have been shot down as well.

Although countless election security experts, and even Attorney General William Barr, have said that no widespread fraud took place, supporters of the president continue to believe otherwise.


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*First Published: Dec 3, 2020, 2:10 pm CST