Michigan AG asks feds to investigate fake GOP electors

Michigan’s attorney general is asking federal prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into 16 Republicans who submitted false certificates stating they were the state’s presidential electors despite Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in 2020. Dana Nessel, a Democrat, disclosed Thursday that her office had been evaluating charges for nearly a year but decided to refer the matter toContinue reading “Michigan AG asks feds to investigate fake GOP electors”

Rep. Peter Meijer slams GOP’s ‘treacherous snakes’ for ‘salivating for civil war’

Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Meijer appeared to blast some Trump conservatives as “treacherous snakes” in his Memorial Day observances on social media as the military veteran slammed those “salivating for civil war.” Meijer, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq as a non-commissioned officer and was a conflict analyst in Afghanistan, issued a three-tweet barrage Monday about the holiday.Continue reading “Rep. Peter Meijer slams GOP’s ‘treacherous snakes’ for ‘salivating for civil war’”

Rep. Maddock, who peddled lies about election fraud and COVID-19, wants to fine fact-checkers

Michigan state Rep. Matt Maddock, who has repeatedly spread lies about election fraud and falsely said COVID-19 “is less lethal than the flu,” wants to make it harder for fact-checkers to challenge unsubstantiated claims by politicians. Maddock, R-Milford, introduced a bill Tuesday that would require “fact-checkers” to register with the state and subject them toContinue reading “Rep. Maddock, who peddled lies about election fraud and COVID-19, wants to fine fact-checkers”

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