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Dec 09 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s son Hunter said Wednesday that his “tax affairs” are under federal investigation, putting a renewed spotlight on the questions about his financial dealings that dogged his father’s campaign. In a statement released by the president-elect’s transition office, the younger Biden said he learned about the investigation Tuesday. He did not disclose details of the matterLos Angeles Times
Jan 12 2021
Just before supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, he delivered remarks to them claiming the presidential election had been “stolen” and “rigged.” Trump had begun casting doubt on the integrity of the election before the voting began, and since Nov. 3 that message had intensified into numerous lawsuits alleging outright fraud and theft.
Republicans who reliedPew Research Center
Nov 16 2020
The news media insist that democracy has withered dangerously under President Trump, but on certain issues, these same journalists insist there can be no debate. Exhibit A: Climate change.
On Saturday, PBS and NPR aired segments on climate that only talked to Obama appointees about what a President Biden might do. The PBS NewsHour segment carried the headline “Biden has big climateNewsBusters
Jul 21 2020
Conservatives are always looking for converts, the old saying goes, while liberals are always looking for heretics. This would explain why so many of each are so angry right now. Joe Biden’s campaign has attracted the support of a small clique of Republican converts: the Lincoln Project, a boutique collection of anti-Trump Republicans, as well as former Ohio governor John Kasich, who confirmedNew York Magazine
Nov 20 2020
CLAIM: President Donald Trump is “wrong” that Georgia made checking signatures on absentee ballots “impossible.”
VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Georgia’s consent decree made checking signatures so difficult as to be practically impossible.
Georgia is undertaking a hand recount of votes in the recent presidential election, which was narrowly won in the state by former Vice President JoeBreitbart News
Sep 11 2020
Hackers with ties to Russia, China and Iran are attempting to snoop on people and groups involved with the US 2020 presidential election, Microsoft says.
The Russian hackers who breached the 2016 Democratic campaign are again involved, said the US tech firm.
Microsoft said it was "clear that foreign activity groups have stepped up their efforts" targeting the election.BBC News
Nov 19 2020
A top Georgia elections official says a hand tally of the presidential race in Georgia is complete, and the results affirm Democrat Joe Biden’s lead over Republican President Donald Trump. Gabriel Sterling released the information to The Associated Press on Thursday. The hand recount of nearly 5 million votes stemmed from an audit required by a new state law and wasn’t in response to anyAssociated Press Fact Check
Sep 16 2020
The Trump administration on Wednesday released its most detailed plan yet for distributing and administering millions of doses of a future coronavirus vaccine to Americans for free.
The plan consists of an information campaign led by the Department of Health and Human Services public affairs department; ramping up infrastructure so a vaccine can be delivered “immediately” oncePolitico
Dec 09 2019
A long-awaited watchdog report from the Justice Department's inspector general on the origins of the special counsel Robert Mueller's probe found no evidence of political bias despite performance failures.
Michael Horowitz's report released on Monday also found 17 “significant errors or omissions” in surveillance applications for Trump campaign aide Carter Page, but no intentionalCBN
Mar 08 2021
I have some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the good news, because that news is very good. Across the United States, vaccine hesitancy is going down, and it’s going down relatively fast. For example, according to a recently released Pew Research Center survey, 69 percent of Americans have indicated that they’ve either already taken the vaccine or will definitely or probably takeThe Dispatch