Tag: Election

Democrats sue to block ‘audit’ of 2020 Arizona election

One particular focus of concern for the county: The work of audit leader Cyber Ninjas, whose owner has promoted false claims about the 2020 election.

PHOENIX — Maricopa County delivered the first shipment of ballot-counting machines Wednesday for Arizona Senate Republicans’ audit, but only after the Senate agreed to shield the county from any legal or financial liability connected to the audit, according to documents obtained by 12 News.

One particular focus of concern for the county: The work of audit leader Cyber Ninjas, whose owner has promoted false claims about the 2020 election. Some of those claims have targeted

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Voting machine company sues pro-Trump pillow man over false election claims

“[Lindell] is well aware of the independent audits and paper ballot recounts conclusively disproving the Big Lie,” Dominion states in its 115-page complaint. “But Lindell — a talented salesman and former professional card counter — sells the lie to this day because the lie sells pillows.”

Lindell on Monday morning told

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Martial Law? Seizing Voting Machines? Trump’s Election Denial Is Only Getting More Deranged

Having effectively exhausted his legal options—at least 86 judges, including dozens appointed by Republicans, have shut down the president’s unprecedented attempt to overturn his defeat through the courts—Donald Trump is apparently now entertaining even more anti-democratic paths to preserving his power. During a White House meeting on Friday, nearly a week after the Electoral College certified Joe Biden’s victory, Trump reportedly discussed invoking martial law to overturn his losing election result—a strategy one of the meeting’s attendees, former national security adviser and recent pardon recipient Michael Flynn, had recently proposed on cable television. Appearing on the right-wing

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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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