“GOP senators’ strategy on Trump’s election fraud claims: Keep quiet and carry on”

CNN: A wide range of Republican senators are shrugging off President Donald Trump’s evidence-free claims that mass voter fraud cost him the election, ignoring their party leader’s relentless attacks against a foundation of American democracy amid their growing expectation that the matter … Continue reading

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“The Paranoid Style of American Politics—Presidential Election Edition; Trying to counter viral election fraud claims is like playing whack-a-mole.”

Jonathan Adler at Volokh: It is nearly a month since election day and yet discredited and debunked claims of election fraud or “irregularities” continue to go viral on social media platforms. Even some otherwise reputable commentators seem to get sucked … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: “Biden gains 87 votes in Trump’s $3 million Wisconsin recount as Dane County wraps up review. President plans lawsuit.”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin’s partial recount boosted Democrat Joe Biden’s victory by 87 votes Sunday as President Donald Trump said he was preparing a lawsuit to overturn the results.The completion of Dane County’s retallying of the vote came two days after Milwaukee County finished its … Continue reading

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During Thanksgiving Press Availability, Trump Engaged in Repeated, Despicable Lies About Hundreds of Thousands of Fraudulent Votes Cast in Each State, Trying to Explain His Election Loss; FOX News Broadcast It in Full without Fact Checking

You can watch the full remarks here. Let’s not be blasé about the President lying to the American people, falsely claiming hundreds of thousands of fraudulent votes being cast per state. This is horrible and despicable. He’s proved none of … Continue reading

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Donor Sues True the Vote Claiming He Gave $2.5 Million to Fund Jim Bopp Litigation to Expose Fraud in Battleground States to Help Trump, But the Group Withdrew Their Complaints and Did Nothing. He Wants a Refund.

Read the complaint here (via Cameron Langford). One of the allegations of the complaint is that TTV withdrew the 4 lawsuits in cooperation with the Trump campaign. Can’t wait to hear the rest of this story. More thoughts in this … Continue reading

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My New New York Times Oped Argues We Should Worry Less About Whether Trump Can Steal the Election (He Can’t); Worry More About the Damage Being Done to Voting Rights and the Legitimacy of our Election System and Democracy

I have written this piece for the NY Times. It begins: Even as the campaign lawsuits brought by President Trump over the 2020 election enter their death throes, many people continue to worry that Mr. Trump will find three Republican legislatures … Continue reading

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The Trump Campaign’s Lack of Evidence in the Pennsylvania Case Dooms It to Failure (On Top of Everything Else): What GOP Senators (And Everyone Else) Need to Know Today

Yesterday Jenna Ellis of the Trump campaign (who had comically attacked me for noting that one of campaign’s proposed orders erred in signing a proposed order as if the judge had signed it) said at a press conference that the … Continue reading

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Persily and Stewart NYT Oped: “Trump Is Wrong. There’s No Evidence of Election Fraud in Philadelphia. The Claim Itself Is Fraudulent”

Must-read: Joe Biden’s lead in the presidential election results in Pennsylvania has now surpassed 81,000 votes, far exceeding Donald Trump’s 44,000-vote victory margin there four years ago. Yet the Trump campaign continues to claim in court huge but incalculable levels … Continue reading

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Seriously Disturbing and Unprecedented: Trump Personally Reached Out to Wayne County Canvassers and Then They Attempted to Rescind Their Votes to Certify (After First Refusing to Certify)

AP: Getting nowhere in the courts, President Donald Trump’s scattershot effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is shifting toward obscure election boards that certify the vote as Trump and his allies seek to upend the electoral process, sow chaos … Continue reading

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“Election Security Experts Contradict Trump’s Voting Claims; In a public letter, 59 top specialists called the president’s fraud assertions ‘unsubstantiated’ and ‘technically incoherent.'”

NYT: Fifty-nine of the country’s top computer scientists and election security experts rebuked President Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud and hacking on Monday, writing that such assertions are “unsubstantiated or are technically incoherent.”The rebuttal, in a letter to be … Continue reading

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