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Md. AG says he won't indulge Trump's 'fantasy,' disclosure on voters is barred by law

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, left, accompanied by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, June 12, 2017, to announce what they call a "major lawsuit" against President Donald Trump. The lawsuit cites Trump's leases, properties and other business "entanglements" around the world as the reason for the suit, saying those posed a conflict of interest under a clause of the Constitution. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Maryland's attorney general says the state is prohibited by law from providing personal information on voters being sought by President Donald Trump's voting commission.

Brian Frosh said in an email Monday that assistant attorneys general representing the State Board of Elections have considered the request over the weekend from the commission.

The lawyers said the requested disclosure is barred by law.

Frosh also said he finds the request repugnant and it is an effort to indulge Trump's "fantasy" that he won the popular vote.

Maryland joins a growing list of states that will not comply, or only partially comply with the request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

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