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Voter-fraud debunking journalist Isaac Saul talks about his viral election thread and why the conspiracy theories put poll workers in danger

Isaac Saul's viral Twitter thread debunks each Trumpworld fake voter fraud claim, one tweet at a tim.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

Trump cancels trip to Gettysburg hotel for a GOP hearing about baseless voter-fraud claims after a campaign adviser tests positive for COVID-19

Trump called in to the event and floated debunked conspiracy theories about dead people voting. "Why wouldn't they overturn the election?" he asked. President Donald Trump. Getty President Donald Trump canceled a planned t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 25th, 2020

Trump implies that he won"t leave the White House unless Biden "can prove" he won 80 million votes, as the president continues to tweet lies and conspiracy theories about the election

Trump does not have the power to determine whether Biden can take office, and his campaign has failed to prove any mass fraud in court. President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after participating in a .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 27th, 2020

Almost everything Trump said at a Republican event in Pennsylvania about the election was a lie or a conspiracy theory

Trump made claims about dead people voting, widespread voter fraud, and illegal spying, and asked why the election hasn't been overturned yet. Presid.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 25th, 2020

Trump just fired the US"s top cybersecurity official, who spent weeks striking down the president"s conspiracy theories about election fraud

Chris Krebs had spearheaded the DHS' robust defense of election integrity and publicly countered President Donald Trump's conspiracy theories. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2020

Trump just fired the US"s top cybersecurity official who spent weeks striking down the president"s conspiracy theories about election fraud

Chris Krebs spearheaded the DHS's robust defense of election integrity and publicl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2020

Trump fired the US"s top cybersecurity official who was instrumental in striking down the president"s conspiracy theories about election fraud

Krebs spearheaded the DHS's robust defense of election integrity and publicly countered Trump's conspiracy theories before he was fired. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2020

One viral thread shows how quickly YouTube"s recommendations steer people to conspiracy theories and false information (GOOG, GOOGL)

Stephen Lam/Reuters YouTube has been under fire for promoting conspiracy theories in its search and suggestions. In a viral Twitter thread, MSNBC's Chris Hayes demonstrates how quickly a simpl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

One viral thread shows how quickly YouTube steers people to wacko conspiracy theories and false information (GOOG, GOOGL)

Stephen Lam/Reuters YouTube has been under fire for promoting conspiracy theories in its search and suggestions. In a viral Twitter thread, MSNBC's Chris Hayes de.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2018

Meet Sidney Powell, the former federal prosecutor turned conspiracy theorist who"s fueling baseless claims about election fraud

After the Trump legal team publicly distanced itself from Powell, she announced filed two election lawsuits in Georgia and Michigan. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sidney Powell has recently made national headlines over bizarre and baseless allega.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nyt10 hr. 57 min. ago

"It"s not how I wanted to go out": Chris Krebs, the election security official fired by Trump, opens up in new interview and dismisses "farcical" claims of voter fraud

The former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Securi.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 27th, 2020

A New Jersey congressman is seeking to disbar Trump"s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani after he touted election-related conspiracy theories

"Donald Trump has done great damage to this nation — but he has always had helpers," Pascrell said in a statement to The Washington Post. AP Rep. Bill Pascrell, a Democrat from New Jersey, filed a co.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 25th, 2020

Tucker Carlson calls out Trump"s election lawyer for refusing to show evidence supporting the president"s baseless voter fraud claims

Some of President Donald Trump's false election fra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2020

An attorney leading Trump"s attempt to subvert the election results is a longtime QAnon supporter

Powell has made groundless claims of a plot to steal the election from Trump. It is not the first time she's spread conspiracy theories. Attorney Sidney Powell speaks to the press about vari.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 20th, 2020

Capitol Report: Biden says Trump administration’s failure to recognize his election win may delay rollout of coronavirus vaccine

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Wednesday with workers on the front lines in the coronavirus crisis, as a new poll shows significant Republican doubts about the Democrat's win in the Nov. 3 election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2020

Tucker Carlson apologized on-air for making a false accusation of voter fraud in Georgia

The Fox News host alleged that a dead man in Georgia voted in the election, when in reality it was the man's 96-year-old widow who had voted legally. Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News host T.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 14th, 2020

Trump’s voting irregularity claims get cold reception in court hearing

WASHINGTON – Trump campaign lawyers dropped claims of voter fraud Thursday, telling a Maricopa County Superior Court judge instead that they were in court to point out “good faith errors” by election officials that could have affected the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2020

Karl Rove breaks from Trump in op-ed and says there"s no evidence of voter fraud, marking one of the most notable GOP defections post-election

Trump's legal challenges "are unlikely to move a single state" and "certainly they're not enough to change the final outcome," Rove writes. Karl .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 12th, 2020

Trump tweeted a video linked to long-debunked allegations of voter fraud in California, asking: "Is this what our country has come to?"

Twitter labeled Trump's tweet, which shows a mail-in ballot box in California, with a message linking to articles debunking ma.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 12th, 2020

In the Trump campaign"s latest election lawsuit, Republican poll watchers complain they couldn"t stand within 6 feet of poll workers because of coronavirus guidelines

The 342-page lawsuit incl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2020

Days after losing, Trump"s advisors are increasingly convinced that their efforts to overturn Biden"s election will fail, report says

President Donald Trump keeps disputing the US election result, but advisors are said to acknowledge privately that voter-fraud claims lack evidence. The White House chief of staff, Mar.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 11th, 2020