Researcher for President Trump’s voter fraud commission arrested for child porn BYJASON SILERSTEIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Sunday, October 15, 2017, 9:36 AM Tweet email Ronald Williams II had child porn files on his phone, according to police. (MARYLAND STATE POLICE) The Washington Postthat Williams worked as a researcher for Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. He was working on secondment from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. Williams was terminated from the panel around the time of his arrest, the official said. It’s unclear how long he worked for the voter commission. Trump's voter fraud chief wanted to roll back voter protections He now faces six counts of possession of child pornography and five counts of distribution. Trump formed the voter panel based on his false assertion that millions of illegal voters prevented him from beating Hillary Clinton for the popular vote. It is led by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — who has been accused of voter suppression in his state in multiple lawsuits — and co-chaired by Vice President Pence. The panel has turned up no evidence of widespread voter fraud in its first months of work. It has, however, already racked upseveral legal challengesfrom civil rights groups, which have accused the panel of violating federal open government laws by running many major operations in secret.