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Congressman's Voter ID comment goes viral

Posted: 8:22 AM, Apr 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-06 11:25:24-04
In an interview with TODAY'S TMJ4 Tuesday night, Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman made some controversial remarks about voter ID .
 
Since then, the video has been retweeted more than 500 times from the TODAY'S TMJ4 Twitter page and has been picked up by several national news outlets .
 
 
When reporter Charles Benson asked if a Republican can win the presidential election in November, Grothman said:
 
"Well I think Hillary Clinton is about the weakest candidate that the Democrats have ever put up and now we have photo ID. I think photo ID is going to make a little bit of a difference as well."
 

Many are wondering what exactly he meant when he made those comments. Here's what some people on Twitter are saying:

These accusations have long been made about the voter ID law -- that it's simply a Republican attempt to keep Democrats from the polls. Republicans maintain it simply cuts down on fraud.