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    DONALD Trump released a statement alleging that his critics are now "admitting" he was right "about everything they lied about before the election." The statement, released on Saturday, also included a list of things Trump claims he was right about like "the virus came from a Chinese lab" and "Hunter Biden's laptop was real." 6Trump...
    Former President Donald Trump hasn’t let an ocean and a skein of international diplomacy slow down his drumbeat of attacks on President Biden – revisiting his claims of a stolen election while his successor was sitting down with allied leaders. Trump previewed President Joe Biden’s trip my wishing well and hoping he won’t ‘fall asleep’...
    Former President Donald Trump released a statement outlining several examples of claims that he says he was falsely maligned for and has now been vindicated on. In a pair of emails, Trump said he was “right about everything” leading up to the election and that legacy media outlets had disingenuously “lied” about his claims to...
    (CNN)A new book written by one of President Joe Biden's top coronavirus advisers suggests Dr. Deborah Birx hoped former President Donald Trump would lose the 2020 presidential election.In "Preventable," his new book detailing the federal government's failures on mitigating the pandemic, Andy Slavitt writes that he met with Birx last August in Minnesota after she...
    Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are,...
    When Donald Trump reentered the public spotlight last weekend at the North Carolina Republican Party Convention, the first thing he did was upend the GOP primary for the state's open Senate seat. Trump welcomed far-right Rep. Ted Budd to the stage and promptly gave him a surprise endorsement, leaving two other top Republican contenders to...
    More On: republicans How liberals turned on JD Vance, working-class author of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Vaccinated lawmakers no longer need masks on the House floor YouTube suspends GOP senator over COVID treatment video Critics claim CNN favoring liberal men by keeping Jeffrey Toobin, Chris Cuomo The Staten Island District Attorney’s office is investigating allegations that...
    Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are pushing their own version of sweeping election security bills that led to massive controversy in other states, but the legislation is unlikely to become law with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf staunchly opposed. The bill, unveiled Friday, is the result of months of hearings held by Republican legislators in the wake...
    Washington (CNN)Since his presidency ended, Donald Trump has issued more statements lying about the 2020 election than statements talking about any other subject. Banned from Twitter since early January, Trump has communicated his post-presidency musings in written statements that are emailed to journalists and posted on his website. These missives, many of which were initially...
    More from: Salena Zito How Georgia Gov. Kemp rebounded after Trump nearly destroyed him Pennsylvania town saved by fracking fears Biden will kill its prosperity Why Christian voters want more politicians like Donald Trump A unions support of Biden does little to save members jobs in Pennsylvania Bidens climate executive orders devastated these US workers...
    (CNN)Think about this: The president of the United States demands that you tell the acting attorney general to get rid of a special prosecutor. Not just any special prosecutor, but the one investigating the campaign that got the president elected in the first place. How would you feel? Michael D'Antonio"Frustrated, perturbed, trapped," is how...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Early voting in the primary election is officially underway in New York City.The race for New York City's next mayor heads to the polls Saturday - and voting will look different.People have from now until June 20 to cast their votes early.Voters will want to check ahead at their local...
    Vice President Kamala Harris has still not been to Europe — or the country's southern border for that matter. Former President Donald Trump gave a wild speech at the North Carolina Republican Convention in his first public speaking engagement since leaving office. Sen. John Kennedy gives Dr. Anthony Fauci advice on how to cope with...
                        Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and others said at a Thursday night town hall that Republicans nationwide are passing voter integrity bills to prevent black people from voting. During this virtual town hall, Abrams told audience members to pressure the U.S. Senate...
                        Former Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, according to an article The Atlantic published this week, “is trying to figure out how religious Republicans got so extreme.” Haslam granted an interview to Atlantic writer Emma Green. Green said “Haslam is disturbed by some aspects...
                        In a recent interview, Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan did not take a position regarding the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election. Carnahan was being interviewed regarding the location of the Minnesota GOP convention where a candidate will be selected to run...
                        Former state lawmaker and GOP gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones released a video on Thursday criticizing Georgia Governor Brian Kemp for his actions during the 2020 election process. “In 2020, I witnessed, firsthand, Brian Kemp abandon the president, costing us two Senate seats and...
    Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said he and his wife took a “several-month break” from having their grandchildren visit as people anonymously sent them multiple death threats amid his feud with former President Donald Trump over the 2020 election. Raffensperger, a Republican, spoke out on Friday about his family’s experience dealing with months...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Early voting is set to kick off across the five boroughs on Saturday in New York City's mayoral primary.Polls will be open at various times through next weekend: Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday, June...
    (CNN)Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, his wife, Tricia, and their family received threats of violence months after the election that former President Donald Trump falsely claims was riddled with fraud, Tricia Raffensperger told Reuters in an exclusive interview. Tricia Raffensperger, whose husband became persona non grata within his state GOP for stating that...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced hope Friday that U.S. President Joe Biden would be less impulsive than his predecessor, Donald Trump, ahead of his first summit with the new U.S. leader.  In an interview with NBC News, Putin described Biden as a "career man" who spent his life in politics.   "It is my great...
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland warned Friday that the Justice Department would vigorously oppose state efforts to impose new curbs on voting rights for many Americans, particularly Blacks and other minorities. “We’re scrutinizing new laws that seek to curb access, and where we see violations, we will not hesitate to act,” Garland...
    The Justice Department is staffing up and will apply new "scrutiny" to controversial audits looking for evidence of fraud in the 2020 election, Attorney General Merrick Garland declared on Friday. The message was the clearest signal yet that the Biden administration is gearing up to crack down on the Republican-led Arizona Senate's review in Maricopa...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Early voting starts Saturday and runs through June 20. Primary Election Day is June 22. READ MORE: Primary Elections Guide For Voters In New York And New Jersey Voters in New York City will choose primary candidates for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, city council and borough presidents. For the first time,...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — State House Republicans unveiled a 149-page election reform package that Democrats say will limit the voting rights of many Pennsylvanians. Republican Seth Grove, chair of the House State Government Committee, said after 30 hours of testimony this spring, his bill – The Voting Rights Protection Act – will make voting...
    Nevada signed a bill into law Friday making the state the first to vote in the upcoming 2024 presidential primary, the Associated Press reported. The law, which requires the presidential primary to be held on the first Tuesday in February during an election year, will unseat historic leaders in presidential primary contests, Iowa and New...
    Pennsylvania state lawmakers unveiled a long-awaited election reform bill on Thursday that’s sure to face pushback from Gov. Tom Wolf. Chief among the proposed changes in House Bill 1300 includes a more stringent voter I.D. rule that would require residents to show identification before casting a ballot in person during each election, instead of...
    More from: Rich Lowry Progressives get vicious with Joe Manchin because he has principles Bidens big FDR-style agenda is already sputtering to a halt Power-hungry Dems are stirring hysteria over Texas sane election reforms Dems who ignore rising crime will pay a severe ballot-box price Media, experts utterly discredited themselves by suppressing the lab-leak theory...
    There appears to be an ideological clash between CNN anchors Jim Acosta and Jake Tapper, who's been outspoken about his apparent ban of what he calls "election liars" on his programs.  During an interview with Mediaite that was released on Thursday, Acosta was asked about Tapper's argument that he wouldn't invite pro-Trump GOP lawmakers who...
    LGBTQ activists react to Justice Department defense of Title IX religious exemption Pikachus and Kate Middleton win the day at G-7, obviously © Provided by Salon Marjorie Taylor Greene Marjorie Taylor Greene Youtube Load Error Not long after her election to Congress, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., helped raise...
    Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) said Friday on ABC’s “The View” that the questions over the 2020 presidential election were over and that Joe Biden is president. Co-host Joy Behar said, “Senator, I have another question. The majority of Republicans still cling to the delusion that Donald Trump won the election because of false voter fraud...
    U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland delivers remarks on voting rights at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, June 11, 2021.Tom Brenner | Pool | Reuters Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday that the Justice Department will swiftly increase its resources dedicated to enforcing voting rights protections, citing a 2013 decision by the Supreme Court...
    Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia Terry McAuliffe is being called out for false and misleading statements regarding the state's budget. McAuliffe, who previously served as the state's governor from 2014-2018, is running again for the position. He won the Democratic primary on Tuesday, besting four other candidates ahead of November's election.  The Democrat is...
    Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Department of Justice will double the number of lawyers within its civil rights division who are dedicated to protecting the right to vote, after a number of GOP-led states passed election security bills in recent months.  "Where we see violations we will not hesitate to act," Garland...
    Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday announced that the Justice Department would be scrutinizing a raft of new voting laws passed by Republican-controlled states in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. Garland, in a speech addressing the Justice Department's role in the history of voter integrity, said that under his oversight in the next...
    By Andy Sullivan and Jan Wolfe | Reuters WASHINGTON – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Friday his Justice Department will aggressively enforce voting rights at a time when many Republican-led states are tightening election laws and supporters of former President Donald Trump continue to baselessly question his 2020 defeat. Garland said the Justice...
    Attorney General Merrick Garland gave a speech Friday on voting rights that addressed efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 election and the threats election workers have received. “The protections of federal voting rights law have been drastically weakened,” Garland said in his address. He referenced a “dramatic rise in legislative efforts that will...
                     
    The newly elected head of California’s largest state worker union, known for his vocal opposition to Gov. Gavin Newsom, is facing calls for the election results to be tossed. Richard Louis Brown ousted the longtime incumbent president of Service Employees International Union Local 1000, Yvonne Walker, in an election in May. He ran on...
    Susan Voyles was part of the effort to overturn President Joe Biden's election victory in Georgia. An election conspiracy theorist who was fired from her job as a poll worker in Georgia after participating in the GOP attempt to overturn President Joe Biden's win in the...
    Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. More than six months after Donald Trump became the certified loser of 2020, his lies about that loss continue to haunt state election workers across the country. A new Reuters report reveals that everyone from statewide elected officials down to local election workers and their family members continue to live...
    Caitlyn Jenner, a candidate in the California gubernatorial race, declined to say that President Joe Biden won the election legitimately. Jenner, 71, refused to confirm the results of the 2020 presidential election during an interview Friday. EXCLUSIVE: MO BROOKS INSISTS TRUMP BEAT BIDEN IF ONLY 'LAWFUL VOTES' WERE COUNTED "I am not going to get into that,”...
    Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.Should President Joe Biden convey legitimacy upon a man who shares blame for the death of 400,000 or so Americans?  That’s one way of questioning whether Biden made the...
    Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company Cyber Ninjas on May 6 in Phoenix. Matt York/AP Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.Donald Trump will...
                        Live from Music Row Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed Republican Mayor-elect Javier Villalobos of McAllen, Texas to the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Haiti is in crisis. The country’s government isn’t functioning. On top of that, COVID is now on a rampage. With a vaccine program that’s all but nonexistent, hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. READ MORE: Miami Police Seeking 2 Men In Brutal Beating Of Woman Inside Miami Hotel Room “The several hospitals have...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An ambitious Republican proposal to revamp Pennsylvania election law was unveiled Thursday, a 149-page bill that would change deadlines, adopt new rules for early voting, alter mail-in ballot procedures and mandate IDs for all in-person voters. The measure produced by State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove, R-York, is likely to encounter...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Primary Elections are coming up next month in New York and New Jersey, including the race for mayor of New York City. Below are some important dates and details to know before hitting the polls. NEW YORK  New York City absentee ballot information, poll site lists, early voting schedule, click here...
    (SACRAMENTO) CBS13 – A recall revelation shows it will cost $215 million to hold the upcoming recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom. The preliminary estimate released Thursday by the state’s Department of Finance. “It seems like a better use of money to hold onto it and wait for the real election,” said Sacramento resident, Greg...
    LOS ANGELES (CBS13/AP) — Democratic leaders in the California Legislature announced Thursday the state would cover the estimated $215 million cost to stage an expected recall election that could oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, potentially allowing the contest to be held at an earlier date this year. The announcement came shortly after state...