The U. S. Department of Justice has not found evidence of large-scale ballot fraud that would reverse President-elect Joe Biden's projected win over President Donald Trump in the election, Attorney General William Barr said in a new interview Tuesday.
Barr's statement to the Associated Press undercuts claims by Trump, his lawyers and many of his political allies that he was the victim of a massive voting fraud that swindled him out of a win.
"To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election," Barr told the AP.
Barr, who is head of the DOJ, told the news wire service that federal prosecutors and FBI agents have looked into complaints they have received about possible fraud, but found no evidence that would reverse Biden's victory, the AP reported.
After Election Day, Barr had authorized federal prosecutors to look into "substantial" voting irregularities or fraud allegations, should they be discovered, before the race is certified.
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