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Fox News, Newsmax Walk Back Election Fraud Claims After Voting Machine Manufacturer Threatens Legal Action

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Without explicitly addressing their prior coverage, Fox News and Newsmax both aired segments over the past few days walking back a subset of election fraud claims centering around voting machines manufacturer Smartmatic, which earlier this month delivered legal notices to a trio of conservative networks for promoting baseless conspiracy theories about the company.

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In a three-minute segment aired on three shows that previously played host to some of the more zany

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Voting machine company files $1.3B suit against pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell, who pushed false election claims

Powell earlier wrote on social media that she would be “retracting nothing.”

“She has directly accused Dominion of fraud, election rigging, bribery, and conspiracy, which are serious crimes,” the company wrote in its complaint filed in D.C. federal court. “Powell’s statements have exposed Dominion

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Voting Machine Manufacturer Demands Retractions From Conservative News Networks Over Fraud Claims

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Smartmatic—one of two voting machine manufacturers that’s been attacked by President Trump and his allies (without evidence) for supposedly rigging the 2020 election—announced Monday that it is demanding retractions and delivering legal notices to three conservative networks that promoted the conspiracy theories. 

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The demand

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Chris Krebs explains why President Trump’s claims of election interference are false

Though the transition has begun, President Trump remains largely holed up in the White House tweeting false accusations of a rigged election from behind a crumbling wall of lawsuits. No legal challenge, no recount, no audit has changed the outcome in any state. Mr. Trump’s claim that millions of votes were deleted or switched is denied by the official he chose to secure the nation’s election systems. Christopher Krebs called the 2020 vote “the most secure in American history” which promptly got him fired. Tonight, in his first interview since he was dismissed, Krebs tells us why he believes the

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