Republican state senators in Georgia started a push on Monday to delay the Jan. 6 counting of electoral votes. At least a dozen have signed a letter directed to Vice President Mike Pence asking him to officially delay the count—and the number is still growing. “There’s about 16 or 18 of us now that signed this letter
The political crisis the United States faces brings into the open a contest for the soul of our country. As important as this recent election is, the stakes transcend particular political arrangements. They go to fundamental issues about which each of us must make a choice and take a stand. A peculiarity of our current
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Jan. 3 responded to criticism over his plan to challenge the electoral college results on Jan. 6 unless an emergency 10-day audit to assess election fraud allegations takes place. Cruz and 10 other senators announced their intention to challenge Electoral College votes from contested states over concerns that the 2020 election “featured unprecedented allegations
House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Sunday he supports the bid to challenge the Electoral College results when the Joint Session of Congress meets on Wednesday. “I think it’s right that we have the debate. I mean, you see now that senators are going to object, the House is going to object—how else do
Far From Raising a White Flag, Pence’s Response to Gohmert’s Suit Was Strategic and Preserved His Options
Commentary Although the Department of Justice (DOJ) did file a short responsive brief on behalf of Vice President Mike Pence, who is the sole defendant named in the lawsuit recently filed by Texas Rep. Louis Gohmert and the Arizona Trump-pledged electors in a Texas federal court, the brief, in the main, argues that Pence is
A group of 11 senators on Saturday announced they’re going to challenge electoral votes during the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress. “America is a Republic whose leaders are chosen in democratic elections. Those elections, in turn, must comply with the Constitution and with federal and state law,” the group wrote in a joint statement. “When the
Commentary On Monday, I wrote on these pages that Vice President Mike Pence, as president of the Senate, would be violating his oath of office were he to count the electoral votes cast for Joe Biden in the six disputed swing states—Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona, and Nevada—because the governors of those states had “certified” the Biden-pledged electors,
Over 400 people from the Intelligence Community (IC), military, law enforcement, and the judiciary have formed a loose network to investigate irregularities in the 2020 election. Robert Caron, one of the organizers of this network, began his intelligence career with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He later worked for the Special Situation Group, a task
Georgia Data Shows Over 30,000 of Trump’s Votes Removed, Another 12,173 Switched to Biden: Data Scientists
Georgia election data indicates 24,658 votes were removed from President Donald Trump and another 12,173 votes were switched to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, data scientists testified on Wednesday during a state Senate hearing. Lynda McLaughlin from the Data Integrity Group, along with data scientists Justin Mealey and Dave Lobue, presented the results before the
The Senate voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2021. The upper house on Friday afternoon passed the bill without the president’s signature with an 80–13 vote—the first time a Trump veto has been overridden. The debate over the bill was ended earlier in the day with the same result.
President Donald Trump announced that evidence of alleged election fraud will be presented on Jan. 6 during the Joint Session of Congress. “Massive amounts of evidence will be presented on the 6th. We won, BIG!” Trump wrote on Twitter. It comes as Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and about 40 House GOP lawmakers have announced they would challenge the Electoral College votes
News Analysis At 1 p.m. local time on Jan. 6, members of Congress will gather in the chamber of the House of Representatives to observe the formal certification of Electoral College votes for president of the United States. While it’s usually a formality, nothing has been usual so far about this year’s election amid numerous
Bob Woodson has dedicated the past forty years to helping people in impoverished communities overcome the social ills that surround them, from crime to drug addiction. In an area that had 53 murders in just two years, Woodson once helped two warring gangs meet in his office and negotiate a truce. As a result, there
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) on Wednesday blocked an attempt to pass the bill that would increase stimulus checks to $2,000, a day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) did the same. Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) asked for unanimous consent to approve the CASH Act, which would boost the checks by $1,400 by amending the
The European Union and China on Dec. 30 announced a business investment deal after the communist regime made commitments to improve market access. The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment, which was seven years in the making, was concluded “in principle” at a video conference attended by Chinese leader Xi Jinping, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and European Council
Vice President Mike Pence did not agree to a plan to overturn the results of the election, according to a new court filing. Attorneys for Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said they spoke with government lawyers representing Pence about the upcoming joint session of Congress, where electoral votes will be counted. Gohmert and a host of others, including Republican electors in Arizona, filed
Big Tech companies have been accused of meddling in the 2020 election, and their employees have obtained influential roles within the Biden-Harris organization, which critics say could signal a return to the friendly stance held by the Obama administration toward Silicon Valley. At issue is how these companies used their funding or engaged in censorship
The Trump administration has strengthened an executive order that bans U.S. investment in Chinese military companies, according to a notice published by the Treasury Department late on Monday. The Treasury Department issued a “Frequently Asked Questions” notice that outlines further details for President Donald Trump’s November executive order (E.O.) 13959. The notice said that the Trump administration
Commentary In late November, I wrote on these pages that “the Founding Fathers made a wise and prescient choice in setting up the Electoral College and vesting the state legislatures with exclusive authority to decide upon a state’s presidential electors. The multifaceted fraud issues that infect national elections (especially this one) aren’t easily and timely raised within
A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers has claimed a “troubling discrepancy” between the number of votes counted and the number of voters who voted in the 2020 election, alleging that the certification of presidential election results was “absolutely premature, unconfirmed, and in error.” The Republican lawmakers said in a press release on Monday that their analysis is
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