While Democrats and Republicans battle over voting rights legislation, professor Ray Baker writes the true two sides are justice versus injustice.
"We need you to stop the counting," the Arizona GOP chair said to an election official during the ballot counting, The Arizona Republic reported.
"I told people, 'Please don't have the president call me,'" Clint Hickman, the GOP chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors said.
In December, GOP state senators targeted at least three conservative-leaning counties asking if they would agree to a voluntary audit of their ballots.
Hobbs responded to the proposal, which still has to pass the full legislature, calling it an attack on Arizona voters.
Grant Woods, who left the GOP and became a Democrat during Trump's presidency, criticized his former colleagues involved in the audit.
The new site from the MyPillow CEO was supposed to launch and allow people to sign up last week, but the date was pushed back to Monday.
Maman got jobs with Andrew Yang and Mike Bloomberg by cold-emailing their campaigns. Before that, the 21-year-old was a fidget spinner entrepreneur.
In court documents filed on Wednesday, attorneys for Evers called lawsuits that disputed the 2020 election results "meritless."
Donald Trump faces a growing list of legal challenges since leaving office, with new grand-jury investigations and the threat of a defamation suit.
In the call, Trump pressured a Georgia investigator to look into nonexistent election fraud to ensure the "right answer comes out."
This was the former president's final attempt to overturn his defeat to Joe Biden in last year's election.
The investigation, which includes Trump's call where he told top election official to "find" votes, includes racketeering as a potential charge.
Republicans have baselessly maintained that the expansion of mailed ballot votes was a major reason why Donald Trump lost the election.
QAnon's most devoted fans believe bizarrely that former President Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 19th President on March 4, 2021.
The Trump backers Rudy Giuliani, Sydney Powell, and Mike Lindell face defamation lawsuits from Dominion and Smartmatic that may succeed, experts say.
Since Donald Trump lost in November 2020, Republicans have filed dozens of lawsuits challenging the presidential election results. They've won zero.
People are pursuing a boycott of the grocery chain Publix over donations by Julie Jenkins Fancelli. Fancelli is said to have contributed money for the January 6 rally that preceded the Capitol riot. Fancelli isn’t a Publix employee but is an heiress to the founding family’s fortune. Visit the Business […]
Publix heiress Julie Jenkins Fancelli's donation to the January 6 Trump rally was the last straw for many loyal customers, The Guardian reported.
Dominion Voting Systems says Sidney Powell avoided being served with a lawsuit for “weeks.” In a court filing, Dominion said they hired private investigators and searched across state lines. Dominion is suing Powell for defamation, seeking $US1.3 billion in damages. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion […]
Georgia is investigating a call Donald Trump made as his presidency wound down. On the call, Trump asked Georgia’s secretary of state to “find votes” to help him win. David Worley, a Democratic state election official, said the inquiry could preface criminal charges. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
Former President Donald Trump has shifted money raised from campaign donors into the Trump Organisation. The organisation is heavily indebted, reportedly owing around $US400 million. Campaign donor money was moved both before and after Trump’s election loss, reported Forbes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President […]
Dominion has asked several internet companies to keep posts that might be relevant in lawsuits. The voting-technology firm already filed defamation claims against Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell. It’s threatened more lawsuits, and former President Donald Trump is a subject of its new requests. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
Smartmatic filed a $US2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News over election conspiracy theories. Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and others are named as defendants in the suit, filed on Thursday. The company accused Fox News of waging disinformation campaigns about its role in the 2020 election. Visit the Business section of […]
A Wisconsin priest who performed exorcisms to assist baseless claims of election fraud has left his diocese. The Diocese of Madison said former reverend John Zuhlsdorf will relocate “to pursue other opportunities.” John Zuhlsdorf, also known as Fr. Z, has a popular blog where he said: “There is a catholic […]
Th A little-known GOP congressman from Pennsylvania helped former President Donald Trump with a plan to oust the acting attorney general in an effort to overturn the election,The New York Times reported. Republican Rep. Scott Perry introduced Trump to Justice Department lawyer Jeffery Clark. Trump wanted to replace Jeffery Rosen […]
Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue states directly in the Supreme Court to overturn the election results. DOJ officials refused, prompting Trump to plot to replace the acting attorney general with a loyalist. That effort was foiled by DOJ leaders when some threatened to resign if Jeffrey Rosen was […]
President Trump has revoked his own rule which prevented political officials from lobbying their former colleagues in one of his last acts as president. Trump originally imposed a lobbying ban in January 2017, just weeks after took office having pledged to “drain the swamp.” The president’s decision follows reports that […]
Joe Biden’s Treasury pick Janet Yellen faced lawmakers at a confirmation hearing in the US Senate Tuesday. The former Fed chair said additional stimulus and expanded retirement insurance will have the biggest impact in the immediate term. “They will create jobs throughout the economy,” Yellen said of her plans to […]
President Donald Trump ordered the building of a “National Garden of American Heroes” with statues of an eclectic range of people. The list includes Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the basketball player Kobe Bryant, and the “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek. Read the full list of Trump’s picks below. Visit […]
President-elect Biden has promised to reverse efforts by President Donald Trump in the last days of his presidency to lift coronavirus-related travel restrictions on passengers from Europe and Brazil. “This is not the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel,” a Biden representative said. The president-elect last week announced […]
Multiple people who stormed the Capitol have claimed they did so on the instructions of President Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported. Trump instructed his supporters to come to Washington to attend a “Stop The Steal” rally as he sought to overturn the election, promising his supporters that the protest […]
At least six of Sen. Ted Cruz’s former aides have expressed their disgust at the recent actions of their former boss, according to New York Magazine’s Intelligencer. Ted Cruz is under fire for spreading election misinformation, objecting to the results of the 2020 election being certified, and having fundraised during […]
YouTube said Tuesday that it has “removed new content” from President Donald Trump’s official channel and banned him from posting new videos for a “minimum” of one week for violating its policies. YouTube also gave Trump’s channel its first “strike,” and is “indefinitely disabling” comments over “safety concerns.” YouTube’s actions […]
According to Bloomberg Senior White House Correspondent Jennifer Jacobs, Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump met at the oval office today for the first time since the riots at the Capitol. A senior administration official told CNN that Pence and Trump, “reiterated that those who broke the law […]
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Stripe has stopped processing donations for President Donald Trump’s campaign website, sources told the Wall Street Journal. The campaign violated Stripe’s policies against encouraging violence, the sources said. Just hours before Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Wednesday, the president urged people to object to the election results and “fight” for […]
The Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling said Rudy Giuliani “lied” by presenting a deceptively edited video as evidence of election fraud. In a “60 Minutes” interview, Sterling debunked one of Giuliani’s claims about illegitimate ballots, saying the president’s lawyer showed a misleading clip to Georgia state senators despite having access […]
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President Donald Trump in December pressured the lead elections investigator in the state of Georgia to “find the fraud” responsible for his election loss, The Washington Post reported Saturday. There is no evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election, but Trump has repeatedly spread the baseless conspiracy theory since […]
Fiona Hill, who was a national-security official under President Donald Trump, said after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday that he “was trying to stage a coup.” “This could have turned into a full-blown coup had he had any of those key institutions following him,” Hill […]
President Donald Trump condemned the deadly siege on the US Capitol by his supporters as a “heinous attack” and said those who broke the law “will pay.” He also acknowledged a “new administration” will assume the presidency on January 20 and said he will work to ensure an “orderly” transition […]
Simon & Schuster, one of the “Big Five” publishing houses, cancelled the scheduled publication of Sen. Josh Hawley’s upcoming book “The Tyranny of Big Tech.” The senator from Missouri has been one of Trump’s most ardent allies in his efforts to overturn election results, and after a right-wing insurrection rampaged […]
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Members of the pro-Trump mob which stormed the Capitol on Wednesday should be barred from boarding flights in order to ensure passenger safety, a flight attendants’ union has said. Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, said: ‘The mob mentality behaviour that took place on several flights […]
Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, called for ‘trial by combat’ while addressing a mob of pro-Trump supporters, just hours before hundreds of them violently stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. Giuliani, Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr., and others addressed a large crowd of the president’s supporters outside the White House […]
Some White House officials have resigned from their posts following a violent siege of the US Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned Thursday night, citing the siege in a letter to President Donald Trump. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews, Melania Trump’s chief […]
Chief Robert Contee III of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, said at a press conference late Wednesday evening that three people died from medical conditions during rioters’ takeover of the US Capitol. One woman and two men were reported dead on or around the Capitol grounds in separate […]
A group of Republican lawmakers said they planned to object to certifying the Electoral College vote on Wednesday during a joint session of Congress. But following a violent siege on the Capitol that caused Congress to evacuate, some GOP party members have reversed course. GOP Sens. Kelly Loeffler and Steve […]
Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to disrupt the certification of the presidential election. The rioters were pushed to act by Trump and his Republican enablers, who led them to believe that the election was stolen from them. The members of Congress who objected to the Electoral […]
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A mob of Pro-Trump protesters charged and yelled threats at at news media crews outside the US capitol building on Wednesday, forcing them to flee the area. The protesters also swung a flagpole at the crews and and destroyed their camera equipment. Some of the protesters who had gathered in […]
Rep. Cori Bush said on Twitter Wednesday that she plans to introduce a bill that would expel lawmakers who attempted to overthrow the US presidential election results. “Republican members of Congress who have incited this domestic terror attack through their attempts to overturn the election must face consequences,” said Bush, […]
The Trump-supporting protesters storming the US Capitol has consumed the world of VC Twitter. Venture capitalists are condemning the chaos, with one investor calling the rioters “white terrorists” and another calling for the government to bring in the National Guard to temper the madness. Others placed part of the blame […]
As rioters stormed the US capitol on Wednesday, GOP Rep. Mike Gallagher, a former intelligence officer, said on CNN that he hadn’t seen anything like it since he was deployed to Iraq. “This is insane… the election’s over,” Gallagher said, demanding that Trump and Republican lawmakers call off attempts to […]
Supporters of President Donald Trump on Wednesday took to the streets of downtown Washington, DC, in protest of Congress’ certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 election. Biden won 306 votes compared to Trump’s 232 during the Electoral College vote in December. For the past two months, Trump […]
George W. Bush will attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, his spokesman has told multiple outlets. President Bush’s chief of staff Freddy Ford said in a statement cited by Bloomberg: “I believe this will be the eighth inauguration they have had the privilege of attending – President Trump’s being the most […]
The Democratic Party has regained control of the US Senate, according to projected results from two critical runoff elections in Georgia. Since the Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won their respective runoff elections in Georgia, the party will have 50 Senate seats and effective control of the upper chamber […]
This isn’t just about Donald Trump. This is about the next president. And the one after that, and the one after that. Trump was caught red-handed, on tape, attempting to strong-arm Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, into inventing thousands of votes to tip the election in Trump’s favour. […]
A plane that President Donald Trump sometimes uses is scheduled to land in Scotland the day before Joe Biden’s inauguration, a Scottish newspaper reported. The Sunday Post reported that the US military plane is scheduled to land at Prestwick Airport, near Trump’s Turnberry golf resort, on January 19. Multiple reports […]
Gabriel Sterling, a voting-system implementation manager in Georgia, fact-checked a wide range of President Donald Trump’s new and old baseless election and voter-fraud claims on Monday. Sterling’s latest weekly news conference came the day after multiple news organisations published audio of a stunning hour-long call in which Trump tried to […]
Democratic lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached after he asked Georgia’s secretary of state to “find” extra votes to declare him the election winner in the state. A leaked recording of the hour-long call was published by The Washington Post on Sunday. Neal Katyal, who was […]
Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas said in a statement Sunday that he would not join his colleagues who were planning to oppose the certification of the Electoral College vote on Wednesday. Cotton, a supporter of President Donald Trump, said not counting the electoral votes would “take away the power […]
GOP Rep. Chip Roy of Texas objected to seating 67 elected House members from battleground states on Sunday in response to his colleagues that plan to object to certifying the presidential election results. “It would confound basic human reason if the presidential results were to face objection while the congressional […]
The Proud Boys, a far-right group, have said they will be attending the rally “incognito.” They will forgo their traditional uniform of black and yellow and, instead, wear all-black. Followers of antifa, an anti-fascist movement whose members typically appear in all-black clothing, have frequently clashed with the Proud Boys. President […]
Vice President Mike Pence is supporting the efforts of GOP lawmakers who plan to challenge President-elect Biden’s win during a joint session of Congress. About a dozen senators and 140 House Republicans have indicated they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes. Objections by members of the House and […]
A federal appeals court on Saturday evening threw out Rep. Louie Gohmert’s lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence seeking to overturn the election. Gohmert’s last-ditch legal effort asked the judges to empower Pence to “exercise the exclusive authority and sole discretion in determining which electoral votes to count for a […]
Republican Sens. Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Lisa Murkowski have said they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results. Sen. Ted Cruz is among a group of GOP senators that said they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday during a joint […]
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday is announced he will object to the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday, Axios first reported. While President-elect Joe Biden won the race in November, Trump and a number of his Republican allies have refused to accept the results, leveraging baseless […]
President Donald Trump tweeted that the Georgia Senate runoff elections are “both illegal and invalid.” He cited a bipartisan legal agreement as being proof of unconstitutionality – a claim that courts have rejected. Hours later, Trump urged his Twitter followers to “get ready to vote on Tuesday.” Trump will attend […]
L. Lin Woods, a pro-Trump attorney, tweeted that Mike Pence could be arrested and executed for treason. The attorney dismissed claims of “insanity,” telling his followers that he is “fine.” Some Republicans are angry with Pence for asking a court to throw out a lawsuit against him that sought to […]
A lawsuit brought by Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas and other Republicans seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential election was dismissed by a federal judge on Friday. The lawsuit sought to give Pence the authority to accept or reject the election results of individual states when Congress meets next week […]
At least 140 Republican House members reportedly plan to vote against certification of the Electoral College vote on January 6. The vote would only delay confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but has no chance of overturning the result of the November presidential election, which Biden won with 306 Electoral […]
John Ossoff, the Georgia Democrat vying to oust the incumbent Republican Sen. David Perdue, has become the highest-funded candidate for Senate in US history, The New York Times first reported. According to data from the Federal Election Commission, Ossoff raised $US106.7 million between October 15 and December 16. Also in […]
President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the US Supreme Court in his latest outburst stemming from his loss in the 2020 presidential election. The president repeated his previous complaint that he lacks legal “standing:” the legal concept of whether a person has the right to bring a particular […]
On his show “The 700 Club” on Monday, the televangelist Pat Robertson said, “I think it’s all over – I think the Electoral College has spoken.” The monologue contrasted sharply with Robertson’s continued support for President Donald Trump since 2016. Previously, Robertson endorsed Trump’s claims of fraud and called on […]
The attorney Sidney Powell was spotted by reporters leaving the White House on Sunday. Powell was there to advocate an executive order that would allow for voting machines to be seized and examined, the New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman said, citing a source. It’s not clear whether President Donald […]
Google released the top trending US searches of 2020. These queries had the most sustained traffic compared to 2019. People searched for protests, voting locations, and COVID-19 testing sites. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Each year, Google shares a look at what people searched for over the year. […]
People who bet thousands of dollars in favour of President Donald Trump winning reelection are now planning legal action against online gambling sites, according to a report by The Daily Beast. According to The Daily Beast, some European bettors still have hope that Trump has a fighting chance to be […]
President Donald Trump’s Florida neighbours are taking action meant to stop him from moving permanently to his Mar-a-Lago beach resort, according to a Washington Post report. Neighbours reportedly wrote a letter to Palm Beach authorities and the US Secret Service saying Trump had no legal right to live there full […]
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a new interview that he was respecting the legal process and would say who won the 2020 US election “when all that plays out.” His refusal to acknowledge Trump’s defeat came during a week in which President Donald Trump retweeted […]
A former cop in Houston was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after being accused of taking part in a vigilante scheme to uncover voter fraud in Texas. The man, Mark Anthony Aguirre, is accused by the police of assaulting an air-conditioning repair technician who he falsely […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has finally called and congratulated Joe Biden on winning the US presidential election It comes more than a month after the final votes were cast, and several weeks after most world leaders. “For my part, I am ready for interaction and contact with you,” Putin told […]
Trump has vowed to keep pursuing legal challenges in several swing states, he told Fox & Friends. He said that legal challenges will “continue to go forward,” despite numerous defeats. On Saturday, the Supreme Court rejected a Trump-backed Texas lawsuit to overturn the results of the election. Trump recognised the […]
Trump’s attorney presented a lawsuit to the Wisconsin Supreme Court that seeks to throw out more than 221,000 absentee ballots in two Wisconsin counties. The two counties targeted have the highest Black population in Wisconsin. A judge told Trump’s lawyer that the case “smacks of racism.” No judgement was made […]
Four people have been stabbed during a pro-Trump rally in Washington DC while another was shot in Olympia, Washington. The four stabbing victims are in critical condition, while the condition of the shooting victim remains unknown. The clashes between the protesters, counter-protesters, and police came two days before the electoral […]
Trump has shared calls to fire Attorney General William Barr and reportedly held a meeting to discuss firing him. Barr “cannot be intimidated” by Trump and thinks the president’s attacks are a “deposed king ranting,” a source told CNN. The relationship between Trump and Barr is reportedly like a “cold […]
Clashes broke out between protesters, counter-protesters, and police following a day of pro-Trump rallies in Washington DC on Saturday. The DC mayor’s office said at least 23 arrests were made and at least eight people were hospitalized, local Fox 5 DC reported. Two days before the electoral college vote is […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that Biden’s agenda seems “a little hazy” and needs a “more coherent vision,” reports The Hill. Biden has previously promised to have the “single most diverse cabinet” in American history. So far, he has made some historic picks. Some progressive critics are disappointed with the lack […]
16 Michigan electors will travel to the state capitol in Lansing on Monday to cast their ballots for the next president. They will be accompanied by a police escort, according to The New York Times. On the day of the Electoral College vote, right-wing protesters have announced that they will […]
42% of voters think Trump will be viewed as one of the worst presidents ever, according to a new Fox News poll. The majority of voters hold an unfavourable view of Trump and disapprove of how he has handled major political issues during his presidency. There are major partisan divides […]
President Donald Trump criticised the Supreme Court on Friday after it rejected a legal challenge that would overturn the results of the presidential election. “The Supreme Court really let us down,” he said in a tweet. “No Wisdom, No Courage!” The lawsuit, which was brought by Texas and joined by […]
“Since Election Night, a lot of people have been confusing voters by spinning Kenyan Birther-type, ‘Chavez rigged the election from the grave’ conspiracy theories,” Sen. Ben Sasse said. Sasse’s support for the Supreme Court’s decision makes him one of the few Republicans to speak out so far. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Friday criticised the Texas GOP for floating the idea of secession after the Supreme Court rejected a bid to overturn the results of the presidential election. In a statement, the Texas GOP chairman suggested that “law-abiding states should bond together and form a Union of […]
The Republican Party of Texas decried the US Supreme Court decision to reject a bid by some states to overturn the results of the presidential election. The case, which was brought by Texas and joined by other Republican-led states, sought to overturn the results in four states won by President-elect […]
“You cannot, at the same time, love America and hate democracy,” Sen. Chris Murphy said in a speech on the Senate floor, shaming Republicans for pursuing efforts to overturn the legitimate results of the 2020 election. Murphy’s speech came hours before the US Supreme Court threw out the Texas attorney […]
The US Supreme Court on Friday rejected a brazen request from Texas and other Republican-led states to overturn the election results in four states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. The high court said in its opinion that Texas lacked standing to bring the case and had not proven it had […]
Europe’s biggest news magazine, Der Spiegel, has branded Donald Trump “loser of the year” in a lengthy article criticising the president’s refusal to concede the US presidential election to Joe Biden. It came as President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were named Time Magazine’s “Person[s] of the Year.” […]
A small group of House Republicans and Republican attorneys general have publicly disagreed with the latest election lawsuit filed by Texas’ attorney general. Republican attorneys general in Idaho, Ohio, and Georgia have declined to support the lawsuit. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah has called the lawsuit “simply madness.” Visit Business […]
Google released the top trending US searches of 2020. These queries had the most sustained traffic compared to 2019. COVID-19 and the presidential election dominated the list. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Each year, Google shares a look at what people searched for over the year. They usually […]