“Maybe we want to make it just a little more difficult”: GOP senator on college students voting

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said her voter suppression comment was just a joke.

Days after raising eyebrows with a campaign trail joke about attending a “public hanging,” Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is now facing backlash for saying it might be a good idea to “make it just a little more difficult” for college students to vote.

Her campaign says that one was all in good fun, too.

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