Maine’s Democratic secretary of state said that serving on the Trump voting fraud commission was the “the most bizarre thing I’ve ever been a part of.”
The White House said the Department of Homeland Security would take up the probe's "preliminary findings." The official said the probe had none.
He's already suing the panel for access to documents from a commission on which he served.
DOJ lawyers say Matt Dunlap is no longer entitled to the information because the commission has been disbanded.
The decision was a loss for the commission, whose leader dismissed the suit as "baseless and paranoid."
A commissioner wants information from the Department of Justice on prosecutions for voter fraud.
Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has expressed frustration over the lack of information on the commission's activities.
Democratic commissioner Alan King was unsparing in his criticism.
The Maine secretary of state slammed another member for disparaging the very idea of Democrats on the commission.
“There are some real questions here about whether or not this data can be secured, and it may not provide us with anything of value anyway."
“I said, you want to be careful how you go at this because election officials are very sensitive guardians of this information."
Commissioners say they have no idea what the commission will look at or when it will meet.
Matthew Dunlap says it's important to have a seat at the table, even though he doesn't believe the president's claims.