Tag: Voting

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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Dominion Voting Systems CEO Poulos Decries ‘Disinformation Campaign’

The chief executive of Dominion Voting Systems, John Poulos, on Tuesday ripped “the disinformation campaign” claiming his company’s voting machines “switched or deleted votes,” according to The Detroit News.

Poulos, testifying virtually before the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee on Tuesday, said: “The disinformation campaign being waged against Dominion defies facts or logic. To date, no one has produced credible evidence of vote fraud or vote switching on Dominion systems because these things simply have not occurred.”

He went on to say the “baseless claims” about Dominion have caused his employees and his family to endure death threats, and “the largest

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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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Dominion Voting Systems machine company executive sues Trump allies for defamation

Trump has called Dominion Voting Systems “a disaster,” and his supporters have pushed the conspiracy theory that the company deleted votes for Trump on its voting equipment and that Dominion’s director of product strategy and security, Eric Coomer, helped subvert the election.

There is no evidence that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump, and his administration and election officials have called it the “most secure” election in US history. President-elect Joe Biden won the popular vote by more than 7 million votes and the electoral map 306 to 232.

The lawsuit names as defendants the Trump campaign, Rudy Giuliani, … Read More