don't ask me
Republican Sen. James Lankford (Okla.) practically threw his hands up Monday when asked to comment on President-elect Donald Trump's claim that "millions of people" voted "illegally" in the presidential election. "I don't know what he was talking about on that one," Lankford said on CNN's New Day. The senator noted that while there is always some voter irregularity "on the edges," he has "not seen any voter irregularity in the millions."
Trump alleged Sunday on Twitter that he could have won the popular vote over Hillary Clinton if "millions" of "illegal" votes were not counted. However, Trump did not provide any evidence to support his claim, and Politifact has judged similar stories "false." Lankford suggested CNN reach out to Trump's team for "clarification."
Watch the exchange below. Becca Stanek