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Trump Raps VA Gov. McAuliffe For Restoring Felon Voting Rights

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Donald Trump is accusing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe of acting “illegally” to return voting rights to convicted felons who’ve served their sentences.

The GOP nominee tells supporters at a midnight rally in the state that the governor is “letting criminals cancel out the votes of law-abiding citizens.”

He’s imploring his supporters to get out to vote.

He says, “We are going to have one of the great victories of all time,” comparing it to the “Brexit” vote by The UK to leave the European Union “times 50.”

Virginia’s highest court ruled in July that governors cannot restore felons’ right to vote en masse, but must consider them on a case-by-case basis. That ruling invalidated a sweeping executive order issued by McAuliffe that had given more than 200,000 felons who’d completed their sentences their right to vote back.

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