Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections

Reuters examined all 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state in five battlegrounds. Ten still question whether Trump lost the 2020 election. Democrats intensify fundraising as pro-Trump candidates aim to capture control of elections oversight in key states One leading candidate seeking to become Georgia’s chief elections official, Republican Jody Hice, is a Congressman whoContinue reading “Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections”

They tried to overturn the 2020 election. Now they want to run the next one.

Trump supporters who back his claim that the 2020 vote was rigged are running to become the top election officials in key states. Republicans who sought to undercut or overturn President Joe Biden’s election win are launching campaigns to become their states’ top election officials next year, alarming local officeholders and opponents who are warningContinue reading “They tried to overturn the 2020 election. Now they want to run the next one.”

At Rancorous Hearing On Jan. 6 Insurrection, Partisan Divide Takes Center Stage

Former Trump administration officials testified for the first time on the Jan. 6 insurrection before a congressional committee on Wednesday, putting on center stage the bitter partisan divide over the role former President Donald Trump and his supporters played that day. As Republicans looked to focus on what they said were partisan Democratic games toContinue reading “At Rancorous Hearing On Jan. 6 Insurrection, Partisan Divide Takes Center Stage”

GOP congressman: Founders wouldn’t want DC to be a state because it lacks an airport

Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) said the District of Columbia shouldn’t be a state because founders would have wanted states to have airports and car dealerships. Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) on Monday argued against granting Washington, D.C., statehood because, he says, the founding fathers didn’t want states that didn’t have airports, car dealerships, or garbage dumpsContinue reading “GOP congressman: Founders wouldn’t want DC to be a state because it lacks an airport”

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