Article: Trump Election Fraud Claims Disappear in Pennsylvania Court

Election 2020, Election Fraud

Trump Election Fraud Claims Disappear in Pennsylvania Court

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani described at length to a federal judge in Pennsylvania a vast but vague Democratic conspiracy to steal the election that justified the invalidation of hundreds of thousands of votes — enough to flip the state from President-elect Joe Biden to Trump.

But U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann cut straight to the heart of the matter, wondering aloud why it would be reasonable to throw out so many valid ballots — Giuliani at one point said 1.5 million would have to go — based on allegations that some votes were merely counted improperly.

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Article: 8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications filed by pair in Hawthorne election

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8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications filed by pair in Hawthorne election

A man who tried to run for mayor in Hawthorne pleaded not guilty Tuesday in connection with an alleged voter fraud case in which thousands of fraudulent voter registration applications were allegedly submitted on behalf of homeless people, a fraud effort that prosecutors allege was being funded by the criminal gang MS-13..

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Article: Hawthorne men accused in voter fraud plot to obtain 8,000 mail ballots for ‘nonexistent or deceased’ persons

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Hawthorne men accused in voter fraud plot to obtain 8,000 mail ballots for ‘nonexistent or deceased’ persons

As judges around the U.S. continue to dismiss claims of voter fraud by President Trump and his supporters, prosecutors and election officials in Los Angeles County said Tuesday that they had uncovered evidence of an actual attempt to fix an election — albeit a small, local one.

Carlos Antonio De Bourbon Montenegro, 53, and Marcos Raul Arevalo, 34, were charged with multiple counts of voter fraud after allegedly trying to register 8,000 “fictitious, nonexistent or deceased” voters to receive mail-in ballots.

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Article: Trump and allies pitch yet another woeful voter-fraud theory in Nevada

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Trump and allies pitch yet another woeful voter-fraud theory in Nevada

President Trump’s and his allies’ scattershot hunt for voter fraud appears to have landed on its new target: a race in Nevada that elections officials have moved to redo because of ballot discrepancies.

To hear Trump and his allies tell it, it’s something amounting to a voter-fraud smoking gun. As usual, the truth is far less compelling.

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Article: Republican Maricopa County chairman says ‘no evidence of fraud or misconduct’ in presidential election

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Republican Maricopa County chairman says ‘no evidence of fraud or misconduct’ in presidential election

Clint Hickman, a Republican, says there is no evidence of voter fraud, misconduct or equipment malfunction even with over 2 million ballots tallied.

The chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors rebuffed claims of voter fraud in the presidential election in Arizona, arguing “the evidence overwhelmingly shows” the results were accurate.

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Article: Fmr. AG Adam Laxalt says GOP lawsuit has 15K people who voted in multiple states

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Fmr. AG Adam Laxalt says GOP lawsuit has 15K people who voted in multiple states

Former Attorney General Adam Laxalt says the Nevada Republican Party is filing a lawsuit that claims around 15,000 people who may have voted in multiple states.

During a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Laxalt also claimed the machine used to verify signatures on mail-in ballots in Clark County had an integrity unit to check on it.

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Article: CENSORSHIP, SUPPRESSION AND THE 2020 ELECTION

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CENSORSHIP, SUPPRESSION AND THE 2020 ELECTION

In the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, the Senate continues to battle over the enormous power wielded by social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to censor and referee the American democratic process.

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Nov. 17 to address the position that Twitter and Facebook operate in the American political system in relation to Section 230. The Senate Judiciary Committee was joined by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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Article: US judge sceptical of Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania challenge

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US judge sceptical of Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania challenge

A judge on Tuesday appeared sceptical of President Donald Trump’s request to block officials from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, underscoring the difficulties the Trump campaign has faced in challenging the outcome of the US election.

Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani told the judge there was widespread national voting fraud but offered no evidence in the long-shot challenge to Trump’s election loss.

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Article: State Attorneys Push Back on Pennsylvania Election Fraud Claims

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State Attorneys Push Back on Pennsylvania Election Fraud Claims

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (CN) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani lobbed unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud before a Pennsylvania federal judge Tuesday, making arguments described as “disgraceful” by an attorney for a county elections board.

In its voter fraud lawsuit filed last week in Harrisburg, the Trump campaign claimed  Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar carried out an “illegal ‘two-tiered’ voting system” that held voters to different standards depending on whether they voted by mail or in person.

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