Big Picture. In combination, the public itemization of major crimes by senior intelligence and justice officials (Sidney Powell for Michael Flynn); the elevation of the FISA inquiry to the criminal level including complicity in murder of Seth Rich; and the potential rescue of Julian Assange from the UK to serve in the US under pardon and protection as an asset against the Deep State and its intelligence agency “dirty jobbers” all spell the death of the Democratic Party. Coming on top of DNC efforts to again “rig” the primaries and DNC admissions that they raise more money if Trump wins re-election, the death of the Democratic Party appears certain. NOT CERTAIN is whether President Trump will implement #UNRIG to mobilize Independents and Libertarians.
The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that federal courts cannot determine whether election maps are too partisan has raised the stakes for the 2020 election, leaving room for both parties to draw gerrymandered district lines with little fear of a high court legal challenge.
Critics had hoped that the Supreme Court would deal a blow to the system. But in its 5-4 ruling, the court found that the power to address partisan gerrymandering lies with Congress, not the courts.
The claim: Donald Trump would have won the popular vote in last year’s US presidential election had it not been for people voting illegally.
Reality Check verdict: There is no evidence to support the assertion that at least 2.86 million people voted illegally.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed on Tuesday that President Donald Trump stands by his concerns about illegal voting.