Lara Trump vows to prosecute anyone who cheats in an election: ‘We will track you down’

Lara Trump vows to prosecute anyone who cheats in an election: ‘We will track you down’

Lara Trump, the co-chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC) and former President Trump’s daughter-in-law, promised Friday to prosecute anyone who cheats in an election, threatening “we will track you down.”

“This year is the year we do it,” Lara Trump said at Turning Point USA’s Detroit convention. “We are also sending a loud and clear message out there to anyone who thinks about cheating in an election: We will find you, we will track you down and we will prosecute you to the full extent of the law.”

Lara Trump and other RNC officials kicked off a massive effort to mobilize thousands of “election integrity” watchdogs to monitor every step of the election process and create hotlines for poll watchers to report perceived problems and escalate those problems through legal action. The initiative immediately drew concerns that it will lead to the harassment of election workers, The Associated Press reported.

“What we need to ensure is integrity in our electoral process,” Lara Trump said at the event hosted in a critical county in Michigan. “We can never go back and repeat 2020, but we can learn the lessons from 2020.”

Her father-in-law, Trump, has continued to refuse to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election, and he and his allies have spread false claims of voter fraud, resulting in immediate legal battles after the election.

Trump allies already have signaled that he might not accept the results of this year’s election if he loses to President Biden.

Lara Trump also refuses to accept her father-in-law’s 2020 loss. In an April interview with CNN shortly after accepting the RNC position, she claimed Democrats committed “massive fraud” in the 2020 election.

After Trump overhauled the RNC, selecting Lara Trump and Chair Michael Whatley, the Party has taken a new turn. They are urging voters to utilize early voting and mail-in ballots, something they vehemently opposed during the 2020 campaign.

Trump’s team, working with the RNC, launched a voter education effort about early-voting methods in each state, urging Republicans to vote early to avoid inconsistencies and unexpected obstacles. The former president said in a video supporters should make a plan and “vote any way possible.”

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