Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) lends credibility to a social media conspiracy theory known as SharpieGate by contacting the Arizona attorney general’s office.
According to the conspiracy, at least one county in Arizona invalidated countless votes for Trump by giving Trump supporters Sharpie markers to fill out their ballots.
In reality, using a Sharpie does not invalidate a ballot.
He continues to push the conspiracy throughout the evening even after it is debunked. Later, he attends a protest at a vote-counting center.
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