Sheriff’s Office: McDaniel Camp Account Of Courthouse Caper A ‘Fabrication’

The McDaniel campaign said they were sent there by the campaign to observe the ballot counting process and “obtain the outstanding numbers.” The supporters said they were accidentally locked inside.

The Hinds County Courthouse, located in a district that overwhelmingly went for Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), who McDaniel is challenging, on Tuesday’s Republican primary.

Law enforcement officials are currently investigating how the McDaniel supporters got into the courthouse. Cain said the trio’s version of events “changed within five minutes.”

TPM
6/5/14