Republican Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) introduced new legislation Wednesday calling for the establishment of an "election integrity commission" that will both examine claims of election fraud and plan ways to bolster the integrity of future elections. What are the details? Scott's bill would establish what he calls the "2020 Bipartisan Advisory Committee," consisting of nineContinue reading "Tim Scott calls for 'election integrity commission' to investigate voter fraud, bolster election security"
President Trump has a chance to vindicate one of his core election complaints—that 11th-hour changes to voting rules usurped the constitutional authority of state legislatures—even if he won't overturn the election. Pennsylvania Republicans are asking the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to about 9,400 mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day during a three-dayContinue reading "GOP Presses Supreme Court to Put Lawmakers in Driver’s Seat for Future Elections"
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) blasted President Donald Trump on Saturday for continuing to challenge the legitimacy of President-elect Joe Biden's election victory last month.Kinzinger was specifically responding to remarks that Trump made Saturday morning in which he called out the Justice Department and FBI for having "done nothing about the 2020 Presidential Election Voter Fraud,Continue reading "Republican congressman lashes out at Trump, GOP colleagues for challenging Joe Biden's win: 'An utter scam'"
A professor is calling for "vote reparations" for Black Americans, which would make their vote count twice as much as other citizens' in order to have fair elections. Brandon Hasbrouck is an assistant professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law. He teaches criminal law, race relations law, and even offers an entire courseContinue reading "Professor says votes by black Americans should count twice"
President Donald Trump reportedly discussed appointing controversial lawyer Sidney Powell a special counsel to investigate voter fraud, according to the New York Times.Powell has been a staple in the news following the election because she made numerous unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud, including, as the Times reported, disseminating "conspiracy theories about a Venezuelan plot toContinue reading "Report: Trump considers appointing Sidney Powell special counsel to investigate election fraud"
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request to salvage a Kansas law that required residents to provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote, despite pleas from Kansas lawyers and almost 20 red states. Kansas's red-state allies used the case to mount a broader attack on a legal test that in their viewContinue reading "Supreme Court Turns Down Red State Bid to Salvage Proof of Citizenship Voter Law"
The Trump campaign filed a new lawsuit in Georgia state court late Friday seeking to invalidate the results of the presidential contest in the Peach State over allegations of voter fraud. What are the details? According to WXIA-TV, Trump's legal team claims "tens of thousands of illegal votes" were cast in last month's election. TheContinue reading "Lawsuit requests 'new statewide election' in Georgia presidential contest over voter fraud allegations"
Washington Free Beacon founding editor Matthew Continetti said Wednesday that President Donald Trump risks hindering Republican turnout in the Georgia Senate runoffs with his claims of widespread voter fraud. "There is a real risk here that as he continues to challenge the election, he will also delegitimize the electoral process in the eyes of manyContinue reading "Continetti: Trump Risks Hurting GOP Turnout in Georgia With Election Fraud Claims"
Attorney General Bill Barr told the Associated Press Tuesday that the United States Department of Justice has not found any evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Barr said that U.S. attorneys and FBI agents have investigated specific complaints and information they've received and that the investigationsContinue reading "AG Barr: DOJ has followed up on credible claims of voter fraud, has not yet found fraud on scale that could change election results"
Democrats are reportedly facing voter fraud accusations in an extremely tight New York congressional race that resulted in a Republican candidate having her lead over a Democratic incumbent completely erased, the Washington Examiner reported.What are the details?On election night, freshman Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi (N.Y.) trailed Republican challenger Claudia Tenney by over 28,000 votes. Then,Continue reading "Report: Democrats face voter fraud allegations after ballot review by Dem judge erased Republican lead"