Townhall: “Despite Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s sweeping executive order that sought to restore voting rights to felons in Virginia, they will not be able to cast their ballot at voting booths come November thanks to the commonwealth’s Supreme Court, which declared the order unconstitutional on Friday.
The high court heard oral arguments earlier this week. The plaintiffs in the case, led by leaders from the Republican-controlled legislature, argued that McAuliffe’s move was unconstitutional. The court agreed, and ordered the Virginia Department of Elections to “cancel the registration of all felons who have been invalidly registered,” under the April 22 executive order.
As many as 11,662 felons had registered to vote thanks to the executive order. The order was widely viewed as a move to help Hillary Clinton by all-but-ensuring Virginia goes blue in the November general election, since most convicts register Democratic.
Opinion: There is a reason that the Clinton machine decided not to choose Terry McAuliffe as Hillary’s running mate.
On May 23, 2016, World Net Daily broke a story about Terry McAuliffe who is a board member of the Clinton Global Initiative. It seems that McAuliffe is under investigation by the FBI and the Justice Department’s public integrity unit for … wait for it … possible illegal campaign donations, a Clinton hallmark.
“The probe focuses in part on whether McAuliffe accepted unlawful campaign contributions to his gubernatorial campaign including $120,000 from Chinese businessman Wang Wenliang, a previous delegate to China National Peoples Congress, the nations ceremonial legislature.”
Wang, you see, has also donated $2 million to the Clinton foundation, according to CNN.