“Watchdog Probes Whether Justice Department Officials Tried to Alter 2020 Election Results”

WSJ: The Justice Department’s inspector general said Monday his office will investigate whether department officials “engaged in an improper attempt” to overturn President Biden’s victory in the 2020 election.The announcement comes after news reports that former President Donald Trump considered moving to … Continue reading

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Blockbuster WSJ Report: “Trump Pressed Justice Department to Go Directly to Supreme Court to Overturn Election Results”

Jess Bravin and Sadie Gurman for WSJ: In his last weeks in office, former President Donald Trump considered moving to replace the acting attorney general with another official ready to pursue unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, and he pushed the Justice … Continue reading

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Bonkers NYT Story That Adds to Reasons to Disqualify Trump from Running Again: Trump Almost Fired the Acting Attorney General To Install at DOJ Someone to Push Baseless Voter Fraud Claims, and Only Threat of Mass Resignations Stopped It from Happening

Truly frightening story: The Justice Department’s top leaders listened in stunned silence this month: One of their peers, they were told, had devised a plan with President Donald J. Trump to oust Jeffrey A. Rosen as acting attorney general and … Continue reading

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“Shell companies and ‘dark money’ may hide details of Trump ties to DC protests”

Anna Massoglia for Open Secrets: Former President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign aides played key roles orchestrating a rally protesting certification of President-elect Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election before hundreds of rioters breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.  But the full extent … Continue reading

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“‘They Have Not Legitimately Won’: Pro-Trump Media Keeps the Disinformation Flowing

NYT: Forgoing any appeals for healing or reflection, right-wing media organizations that spread former President Donald J. Trump’s distortions about the 2020 election continued on Wednesday to push conspiracy theories about large-scale fraud, with some predicting more political conflict in the months … Continue reading

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Matt Shugart Makes the Case for Proportional Representation in Congress to Save the Country from Authoritarian Wing of Republican Party

Shugart: Because the constitutional emergency is likely too deep to just turn the page, small-d democrats face an emergency of another kind. The need to adopt proportional representation has never been greater. The country simply can’t afford the risk that the Republican … Continue reading

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