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The Morning: Trump flip-flops on mail-in ballots 🩴🩴

For now...

Donald Trump has spent much of the last 4 years badmouthing mail-in balloting — insisting that the process is rife with corruption.

That’s never been true. And the conspiracy theory took a huge hit last week when Salem Media, the company that made “2000 Mules” — a movie Trump regularly cites as proof of how Democrats used mail-in ballots to steal the election — apologized publicly and said it would stop distributing the film.

Now — or at least for now — Trump is changing his tune on mail-in balloting. In a video for the Republican National Committee, the former president kind of, sort of endorses mail-in voting.

“Many Republicans like to vote on Election Day, and we must swamp the radical Democrats with massive turnout on Tuesday, November 5th,” Trump says in the video. “The way you win is to swamp them. If we swamp them, they can’t cheat. It just doesn’t work out. But if you can’t make it, you need to make a plan, register and vote any way possible.”

I break down that flip-flop — and why it could help Republicans (if he sticks to it) — in today’s edition of “The Morning.”