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    Meghan McCain officially signed off of The View for the summer last week. But she still had a few more opinions to share with the world on Watch What Happens Live Wednesday night.  McCain spent most of the episode dishing with host Andy Cohen, her good friend S.E. Cupp and Jerry O’Connell about the Real...
    Iowans with felony convictions who have served their sentences can now participate in the upcoming presidential election.   On Wednesday, Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order granting most ex-cons who have completed their felony sentences the right to vote, CNN reports. “When someone serves their sentence and pays the price our justice system has...
    Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump ended his Wednesday much like he began it, by repeating falsehood after falsehood.During a morning interview on Fox News, Trump made at least 20 false claims. In a briefing hours later, he continued the trend, repeating several false statements on the coronavirus and voting by mail.He continued to say that the...
    Getty *During his appearance on Fox News on Wednesday, President Donald Trump slammed Barack Obama’s eulogy for civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it “terrible” and “angry.” “I thought it was a terrible speech. It was an angry speech,” Trump said when asked if he thought the eulogy seemed like a campaign speech, The...
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued an executive order on Wednesday allowing convicted felons the right to vote, so long as they have completed their prison sentences, parole, or probation requirements. With this action, Reynolds -- a Republican -- ended Iowa's status as the only state in the U.S. to broadly deny voting rights to felons....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the coronavirus pandemic raises health concerns over voting in-person during the November election, some are also questioning the safety and accuracy of voting by mail. KDKA spoke with elected officials who say your vote is safe and secure in Pennsylvania if you choose to cast it by dropping your ballot...
    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s state election board is weighing late changes in the state’s plan for the November election, aiming to protect voters and volunteer workers from crowded and understaffed polling stations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Board vice chairman Patrick Hogan made a last-ditch appeal Wednesday for the...
    Mediaite founder Dan Abrams had some pointed questions for Trump senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis on his SiriusXM program Wednesday, and Ellis struggled to explain the president’s conflicting positions on voter fraud and mail-in ballots in Florida. President Donald Trump has spent weeks attacking mail-in ballots as presenting a major risk for voter fraud and...
    The Department of Homeland Security has taken "extraordinary" measures to secure the 2020 elections after the situations that unfolded in 2016, according to Deputy Secretary of DHS Ken Cuccinelli on Newsmax TV. "So far, while we watch our main opponents here – Russia, China, Iran who want to try to influence the election – they...
    A dozen states that are overhauling their balloting and voting procedures for the 2020 election should reconsider doing so, former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer argued Wednesday. "Twelve states will attempt new voting procedures in 2020," Fleischer wrote on Twitter. "All are risking doing harm to the integrity of the election if things go wrong, as they...
    ABC News correspondent Kyra Phillips fact-checked President Donald Trump during his news conference on Wednesday when he speculated problems around mail-in voting in Nevada come November. Phillips citied an official who said that Trump’s claim “simply isn’t true.” “You said voting by mail is an invitation to fraud,” Phillips said. “Could you lay out...
    In a development heralded as “a historic sea change,” Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order on Wednesday overturning the state’s policy of permanently banning those with felony convictions from voting. “Today we take a significant step forward in acknowledging the importance of redemption, second chances, and the need to address inequalities in our justice system,”...
    (CNN)Donald Trump's presidential campaign called for an additional presidential debate in a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates on Wednesday. Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York who represents the Trump campaign on debate issues, wrote in the letter that the current debate schedule is an "outdated dinosaur and not reflective of voting...
    President Trump called Black Lives Matter a 'Marxist group', questioned its credibility and made fun of athletes for taking a knee in a rambling interview with Fox and Friends on Wednesday. The president phoned into his favorite morning show to discuss the anti-police brutality movement and how it had affected sport around the country.  He...
    For well over a decade, the relationship between voting machine companies and security researchers has been fraught. The manufacturers have long resisted allowing unfettered access for bug-hunters, even as major, longstanding vulnerabilities plagued voting machine models used throughout the 2000s and 2010s. A new collaboration, though, shows that the cold war has meaningfully started to...
    Savannah Rychcik August 5, 2020 0 Comments Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) joined President Donald Trump in an Oval Office meeting on Wednesday where he expressed his confidence in mail-in voting. A reporter asked Ducey if he is proud of the mail-in voting system in his state. “In Arizona, we’re going to do it right....
    "Whether you call it Vote by Mail or Absentee Voting, in Florida the election system is Safe and Secure, Tried and True," he tweeted Tuesday. "Florida's Voting system has been cleaned up (we defeated Democrats attempts at change), so in Florida I encourage all to request a Ballot & Vote by Mail! #MAGA" Trump has voted...
    SCIOTO — The Scioto County Board of Elections wants to assure the public that voter fraud in cases of mail-in voting is not a concern after President Donald Trump has questioned the security of the 2020 Presidential Election. “We are not concerned about voter fraud. We have a lot of safe havens in place to...
    By Joseph Ax | Reuters President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the national Republican Party have sued Nevada to block a new law that will send a mail-in ballot to every registered voter ahead of November’s election. Speaking at the White House, Trump said the plan by the state’s Democratic governor was a “catastrophe waiting...
    Rudy Giuliani and the Trump 2020 campaign urged the Commission on Presidential Debates to host the first 2020 debate in early September, before states commence early voting. Giuliani, the president’s personal attorney, sent a letter Wednesday asking for the date of the final debate to be changed from October 22 to early September if the...
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) caved to Black Lives Matter and signed an executive order on Wednesday granting voting rights to those who have served their felony sentences. “When someone serves their sentence and pays the price our justice system has set for their crime, they should have their right to vote restored automatically, plain...
    President Trump is holding a news conference Wednesday afternoon, as he sends conflicting messages about voting by mail and as negotiators on Capitol Hill still appear far from a deal on coronavirus aid.  On Tuesday, the president tweeted that "whether you call it Vote by Mail or Absentee Voting, in Florida the election system is...
    Saul Loeb, Win McNamee, Getty Images The Trump campaign has released a list of proposed debate moderators — drafted by Rudy Giuliani — sent to the Commission on Presidential Debates that also asked to move the last presidential debate up to the first week in September. The former New York City mayor and President Donald...
    The nation’s top voting-machine manufacturer will open up its products for hackers to test ahead of the 2020 election, ending their years-long battle against the practice. Election Systems & Software LLC, which manufactures more elections equipment than any other company in the U.S., has argued testing security by third-party hackers is unnecessary and gives hackers...
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    Washington — President Trump's campaign is requesting a fourth presidential debate to be scheduled for the first week of September in an attempt to appeal to voters who will be casting ballots early. Trump campaign representative Rudy Giuliani sent a letter on Wednesday to the Commission on Presidential Debates asking for the additional debate, which...
    Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump did another interview with the Fox News show "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday morning. As usual, he treated viewers to a dizzying quantity of false claims. His dishonesty was centered on his now-familiar array of recent favorite topics: the coronavirus pandemic, mail-in voting, protests, China, and former Vice President Joe Biden.We're...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE’s reelection campaign is pushing for a general election debate with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Hillicon...
    CANDICE Owens has claimed the coronavirus pandemic is a cover for “the greatest ever rigging of an American election". The vocal Trump supporter told The Daily Caller that the Democrats are hiding their campaign - and Joe Biden - and that mail-in voting is "corrupt". ⚠️ Follow our US election 2020 live blog for the...
    Trump had threatened the lawsuit days earlier. President Donald Trump’s campaign sued Nevada over the state’s recent legislative action that would expand voting by mail to every voter, Reuters reported. Just a few days ago, Trump had threatened such a lawsuit. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, over the weekend Nevada’s legislature passed an 11th-hour...
    President Donald Trump continued his campaign to discourage universal availability of mail-in voting Wednesday, telling "Fox & Friends" that if everyone is given the opportunity to vote by mail this year, it could take years to get the election results. The president was asked specifically about Nevada, where the Democratic-controlled Legislature passed a measure...
    Mensa poster boys Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a rally in Sunrise, Florida, last fall. Donald Trump has changed his tune about mail-in voting in one state and one state only: Florida. "Nevada has ZERO infrastructure for Mail-In Voting. It will be a corrupt disaster if not ended by the Courts," Trump...
    CANDICE Owens, a vocal Donald Trump supporter, claimed this year’s election will be “the greatest rigging of an American election,” in part because of the continuous Coronavirus pandemic. When asked if Trump can win this year’s election, Owen’s told The Daily Caller, “This is the greatest rigging of an American election that we are all...
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order that will restore voting rights to most felons who have served their sentences. Reynolds, a Republican, fulfilled a promise made to Black Lives Matter protesters in June that she would restore voting rights to those who had completed their sentences. She said that felon disenfranchisement disproportionately affects...
    TikTok says it has updated its policies to curb misinformation on its video-sharing app ahead of the US election in November.  The app, which has come under fire by the Trump administration over national security concerns due to its Chinese ownership, said it was working with experts from the Department of Homeland Security to 'protect...
    8 dead, millions without power after Isaias ravages East Coast: What we know Fast Food Breakfast Has ‘Dried Up’ As Many People Arent Commuting To Work Iowa no longer lone state with lifetime ban barring felons from voting Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order Wednesday morning restoring voting rights to most felons once...
    Washington — President Trump's reelection campaign is suing Nevada over a newly passed bill that expands mail-in voting for the November general election, marking the president's latest attack on efforts to broaden the use of mail ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit filed by the Trump campaign, the Republican National Committee and the...
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order Wednesday granting convicted felons the right to vote after they complete their sentences, ending Iowa’s place as the only remaining state to broadly deny voting rights to felons. Reynolds, a Republican, fulfilled a promise she made in June to issue the...
    By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday questioned whether it would be right to order an easing of Wisconsin's absentee voting regulations ahead of the November presidential election, saying the coronavirus might pose less of a threat to in-person voting by then. Democrats and allied groups filed a...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Aug. 5 The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer on improving elder care in North Carolina: North Carolina knows about hurricanes and how to prepare for them. That awareness makes it especially disturbing that at least six elder-care facilities in Eastern North Carolina...
    President Donald Trump mocked former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a Wednesday interview with Fox & Friends, Breitbart reported. “She’s living in a cocoon, and I guess people don’t like her or somebody doesn’t like her, but she didn’t do the job,” he said. “She didn’t do the job that she was supposed to...
    President Donald Trump mocked former rival Hillary Clinton for losing in 2016, saying that she still did not accept that she lost. “She’s living in a cocoon, and I guess people don’t like her or somebody doesn’t like her, but she didn’t do the job,” Trump said. “She didn’t do the job that she was...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday questioned whether it would be right to order an easing of Wisconsin’s absentee voting regulations ahead of the November presidential election, saying the coronavirus might pose less of a threat to in-person voting by then. Democrats and allied groups filed a series of lawsuits ahead of...
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) signed an executive order restoring voting rights to some convicted felons on Wednesday, making her state the last in the country to do so. The governor’s signature on the order, which she announced in June, will permit some convicted felons to automatically be able to vote in elections without having to...
    By DAVID PITT, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said she will sign an executive order Wednesday granting convicted felons the right to vote, ending Iowa’s place as the only remaining state to broadly deny voting rights to felons. The Republican governor promised in June that she would take such...
    Washington (CNN)A Senate GOP leader raised concerns on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims that mail-in-voting leads to mass fraud, arguing that Republicans should instead be encouraging voters to use the method in order to compete in a consequential election that will determine control of Congress and the White House."Mail-in voting has been used...
    Igor Derysh August 5, 2020 5:11PM (UTC) President Donald Trump's re-election campaign sued Nevada on Tuesday over the state's expansion of voting by mail after repeatedly pushing false claims about its plan. A mail-in ballot will be sent to all active registered voters in the state after Gov. Steve Sisolak, D-Nev., signed legislation put forward by...
    “There are all kinds of problems that could come up with mass-scale, mail-in voting,“ said Washington Times Opinion Editor Charlie Hurt on Wednesday, supporting President Trump’s concern for the process ahead of the 2020 presidential election. “There is a difference between absentee voting and this mass voting by mail,” Hurt told “America’s Newsroom," adding that absentee voting...
    Bradley Cortright August 5, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) are suing the state of Nevada over a recently passed bill that would automatically send ballots to registered voters. On Tuesday night, the Trump campaign and RNC filed a lawsuit against Nevada’s Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske (R)...
    (CNN)Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order that reinstates the voting rights of Iowans who have completed their felony sentences. "When someone serves their sentence and pays the price our justice system has set for their crime, they should have their right to vote restored automatically, plain and simple," said the Republican...