Trump's 'election integrity' group is waging war on the right to vote

The president’s commission lead by Kris Kobach, a champion of repressive voting laws, could do significant damage to hard-won voting rights

The Trump presidency is opening up a new battlefront in the intense and controversial war over American voting rights. After a decade of wrangling between Democrats who have sought to expand voting opportunities and Republicans who have invoked the specter of voter fraud to restrict them, the focus is now on purging registration lists – even at the risk of kicking large numbers of eligible voters off the rolls.Both Trump’s justice department and his newly formed Presidential Commission on Ele...