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President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that "millions of people" have voted illegally in American elections.

Trump said that millions of people, including immigrants, vote illegally with the tacit help of state governments like California's, which he noted "shields" voter information from dissemination.

"[They] vote many times," he said at a tax reform roundtable in Greenbrier County, W.Va. "It's not a conspiracy theory, folks."

The president famously made the questionable claim in Nov. 2016 after losing the popular vote to Hillary Clinton.

The administration then set up a commission to investigate the alleged voter fraud, but it was disbanded in January. 

Trump insisted the system is "rigged," and accused "mostly Democrat States" of failing to turn over information to the commission.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and many other Democrats, accused Trump of repeating "baseless" claims. 

Trump also discussed chain migration and the visa lottery system that allows for increased immigration without applicants being examined on merit.

Trump then recalled how in 2017, Sayfullo Saipov, a Uzbek immigrant living in Paterson, N.J., killed eight and wounded 12 when he drove a truck down a bike path on New York City's West Side Highway.

"He came in through chain migration," Trump said of Saipov. "He came in with 22 people... This is what the Democrats are doing to you."

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