‘Fallout from the big lie’: Election officials used to worry about foreign threats — now they fear homegrown terrorists

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By Travis Gettys Election officials until recently worried most about foreign interference, but a classified briefing from earlier this year showed a new threat has risen since the 2020 election. Thousands of election officials around the U.S. have spent countless hours pushing back on false claims by Donald Trump and his supporters about his loss to Joe Biden, and many of them fear for their physical safety ahead of November’s midterm elections, reported CNN. Physical security concerns have “really ramped up since 2020 because of threats that we’ve seen to state and local officials across the…

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