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Premium Opinion 2021-05-22T12:28:00Z

Arizona's ridiculous election audit should be the end of Trump's 'Big Lie' — if only Republicans had the courage to condemn it

Arizona's election audit is a fiasco, built on Trump's "Big Lie" that he lost the election because of voter fraud. Republican leaders must condemn it.
Politics 2021-05-22T01:58:49Z

Maricopa County Board demands Arizona Senate leaders and audit vendors hold all documents related to GOP's Cyber Ninjas audit

The request is the first official sign that Maricopa County leaders are considering post-audit legal action.
Politics 2021-05-21T20:49:29Z

A Georgia judge will allow Fulton County ballots to be unsealed and examined for evidence of fraud

Judge Brian Amero agreed to allow 145,000 absentee ballots from Fulton County to be opened as part of an audit into the 2020 election.
Media 2021-05-19T11:01:39Z

Fox News filed to dismiss a $1.6 billion defamation suit by vote-machine company Dominion. The suit claims Fox promoted baseless claims of election fraud from Giuliani and others.

Giuliani falsely claimed Dominion's machines flipped votes to Biden. Fox said it "had a free-speech right to interview the president's lawyers."
Politics 2021-05-19T10:14:04Z

Fox News says it was covering 'both sides' of Trump's election-fraud conspiracy theory in its motion to dismiss Dominion's defamation lawsuit

Dominion Voting Systems said Fox News pushed debunked theories that the company flipped the 2020 election.
Politics 2021-05-18T21:04:53Z

A judge dismissed a Trump-endorsed lawsuit to audit votes in a Michigan county

Trump touted the now-dismissed lawsuit over Antrim County's election results as a "major Michigan Election Fraud case" despite winning the county.
News 2021-05-14T16:44:57Z

A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife told FBI agents that he submitted a ballot for Trump in her name because the 'other guys' were cheating

Barry Morphew was charged with a felony count of forging public documents after telling investigators that he sent in a vote for his missing wife.
Politics 2021-05-14T01:07:17Z

Liz Cheney said Fox News 'especially' has an 'obligation to make sure people know the election wasn't stolen'

During a tense exchange Thursday, Fox News host Bret Baier responded by saying Fox News has reported "numerous times" that the election wasn't stolen.
Politics 2021-05-12T19:13:53Z

GOP leader claims no one 'is questioning the legitimacy of the presidential election' just hours after ousting Liz Cheney for refusing to support Trump's election lies

In May alone, Trump has released eight statements falsely claiming the election was "rigged," "stolen," or corrupted by widespread voter fraud.
Politics 2021-05-12T10:00:24Z

More than 120 retired generals and admirals wrote to Biden appearing to back a false election conspiracy and questioning his mental health

The letter published by "Flag Officers 4 America" appeared to advance a false conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was illegitimate.
Politics 2021-05-10T22:40:43Z

GOP senator says some Republicans are trying to 'silence' Liz Cheney: 'Cancel culture is cancel culture'

Sen. Joni Ernst spoke against the attempted purge of Cheney, telling reporters "we've got to come together as Republicans."
Politics 2021-05-10T16:00:18Z

Newsmax segment on Elon Musk hosting 'SNL' goes off the rails when former Obama speechwriter focuses on network's election lies and legal woes

"Actually, I need to check in — are you still telling that lie, or are you telling new lies?" former Obama speechwriter David Litt said on Newsmax.
Politics 2021-05-07T21:02:44Z

Arizona's top election official details 'a constant barrage of harassment' during unprecedented GOP-backed ballot recounting

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told Insider that "the so-called audit" of 2.1 million ballots "is making a mockery of everything we do."
News 2021-05-07T19:13:40Z

Daily Mail asked a judge to dismiss MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's lawsuit, arguing that reporting he dated a '30 Rock' star isn't defamatory

MyPillow CEO and election conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell sued The Daily Mail over a report that he dated the "30 Rock" actress Jane Krakowski.
Politics 2021-05-06T20:49:45Z

Rep. Elise Stefanik backs the controversial GOP-sanctioned recount of 2020 election ballots in Arizona

Stefanik, a leading contender to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as the third highest-ranking House Republican, has spread false claims of fraud in elections.
News 2021-05-06T15:14:59Z

Dominion urges court not to dismiss its $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani over election conspiracy theories

Rudy Giuliani is one of the people Dominion sued over false conspiracy theories that the company manipulated 2020 election results.
Law 2021-05-06T01:52:00Z

US Justice Department expresses 'concerns' over the GOP's Arizona election audit being conducted by Cyber Ninjas

In a letter to the president of Arizona's state Senate, the department said it had reviewed information that "raises concerns" about the integrity of the effort.
News 2021-05-05T21:18:57Z

Dominion bashes the election firm running the Trump-supported recount in Arizona, saying it's already 'committed serious errors'

A firm called Cyber Ninjas is running the audit. Its CEO has pushed conspiracy theories about the 2020 election.
Politics 2021-05-05T16:10:29Z

Trump's pick to replace Liz Cheney repeatedly spread 2020 election lies

Trump dubbed Stefanik "a new Republican star" after she aggressively defended him during his first impeachment trial.
Law 2021-05-03T23:24:03Z

Dominion is accusing Sidney Powell of promoting 'defamatory falsehoods' to attract money and fame

The election software company is suing the former Trump campaign attorney for defamation and seeking $1.3 billion in damages.
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