Obama blasts GOP voting laws, suggests they are ‘rigging the game’


Former President Obama on Friday blasted voting laws being pushed by Republicans across the country, suggesting that lawmakers championing such electoral changes are “rigging the game.”

“That’s the kind of dangerous behavior that we’re going to have to push back on,” Obama said during an event with the Economic Club of Chicago while mentioning a GOP voting law enacted in Georgia law month.

Obama said that the law creates “a different set of rules for how votes are counted in Atlanta versus how they’re counted in the rest of Georgia.”

The former Democratic president’s comments come as multiple GOP-led state legislatures have moved to overhaul existing voting laws and implement new res… (Read more)