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    Top GOP lawmakers dismissed President Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the election to Joe Biden, although many congressional Republicans have so far remained silent on the subject, CBS News campaign reporter Nicole Sganga and digital politics reporter Grace Segers report. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted Thursday: "The winner of the November 3rd election...
    SANTA BARBARA (CBSLA) — President Donald Trump said he wished “a lot of luck” to Prince Harry because “he’s gonna need it” after he and his wife, Los Angeles native and former “Suits” actress Meghan Markle, urged Americans to vote this November. The couple, who settled down near Santa Barbara after a brief spell in...
    The mainstream media is "fueling the flames" of potential post-Election Day rioting by left-wing activists while ignoring underhanded and ethically questionable tactics by Democrats in order to entrap President Trump in a situation where he is seen as a "dictator," syndicated radio host Mark Levin argued Thursday. "Who is it that's changing election laws in the battleground...
    Google-owned YouTube has begun stepping up its fight against “misinformation” around the upcoming presidential election by adding information panels and links about candidates ahead of video search results. The Platform is focusing its efforts on the topic of mail-in voting. The Verge reports that YouTube is increasing its efforts to fight “misinformation” ahead of the...
    Loading the player... Members of the British royal family have historically stayed clear of making political statements to maintain a sense of “royal neutrality.” However, this week it’s been alleged that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upset their family across the pond after making strong statements about the upcoming presidential election. Tuesday, while...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Wednesday at the Family Research Council’s (FRC) Values Voter Summit that President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and vowed that the hearing to vet the nominee would remain civil. “Most of our value voters across...
    VIDEO1:3801:38Nasdaq, S&P could see more pain, but the worst is over: Mona MahajanTrading Nation With a little more than five weeks before Election Day, Allianz Global Investors' Mona Mahajan speculates the worst of the correction is behind the market. She believes true fear on Wall Street is absent, and the current level of uncertainty should...
    Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster on Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room” called President Donald Trump’s comments about not committing to a peaceful transfer of power “very disappointing.” Anchor Wolf Blitzer said, “Let’s talk about issues facing the American people right now. The president, very worrisome, refusing, I never thought I would see this...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- In Chicago, not too many years ago, election crimes involved bare-knuckle campaigning at the polls, ballots disappearing in car trunks, and chicanery with the nursing home vote.But now with the high stakes of presidential politics, the potential mischief has gone high tech and federal law enforcement is putting people on high alert.With...
    Let’s take a minute and imagine — or pretend — that President Trump has a grand strategy governing his campaign. That offers a chance to provide the only remotely positive gloss that can be applied to his dumbfounding refusal to say point blank there would be a “peaceful transition of power” after the election. The...
    Loading the player... Facebook has been no stranger to political controversy and now it’s now been revealed that the social media juggernaut allowed political advertisers to repeatedly create hundreds of misleading ads about Joe Biden and the US Postal Service that were targeted to swing-state voters. According to CNN Business, in recent weeks, the...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster lamented Thursday the President's refusal to commit to providing a peaceful post-election transition of power on Thursday and dismissed the notion of potential military involvement. Retired Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster added to a chorus of high-level officials grappling with the comments while promising a smooth...
    By Alexandra Alper, Michael Erman and Steve Holland | Reuters CHARLOTTE, N.C. – President Donald Trump on Thursday signed two executive orders on healthcare for Americans that lawyers said will carry little weight, as the president seeks to boost his flagging credibility with voters on the hot-button issue ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election....
    By ANNA LIZ NICHOLS, Associated Press/ Report for America LANSING, Mich (AP) — Early voting for the 2020 general election started in Michigan on Thursday under expanded voting rights that allow for any resident to request an absentee ballot. Amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, nearly 2.4 million residents already had requested absentee ballots, more...
    By MICHELLE LIU, Associated Press/Report for America COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal court on Thursday reinstated a requirement that South Carolinians voting by mail in this year's general election must obtain a witness signature for their ballots. The order from the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses a ruling last week by U.S....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — President Donald Trump continues to question the validity of mail-in ballots, suggesting that he might not give up his office if Joe Biden wins because of them. That brought a swift response from both sides in Pennsylvania following the question at Wednesday’s press conference. Reporter: Will you commit today to a peaceful...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a blow Thursday to Republicans in the legal fight over the deadline for mailed ballots in the presidential battleground state. The court, which has a 5-2 Democratic majority, rejected without comment a request by Republicans to put on hold its decision to extend the deadline for...
    A competitive U.S. House race in Minnesota will be delayed until February after Adam Weeks, the nominee for the Legal Marijuana Now party, died Thursday, the Minnesota Secretary of State said. Under Minnesota state law, any election must be postponed if a major party candidate dies less than 79 days from the contest, and requires...
    Watergate journalist Bob Woodward did not commit to releasing all his tape-recorded conversations with President Trump before the election. Woodward said he would feel uncomfortable publicly releasing all his conversations with the president because they contain unproven or untruthful statements. "To your point, though, about nothing sort've shaking Trump voters from Trump, do you...
    If President Trump loses the November election to Joe Biden, there will be "an orderly transfer of power" in January, just as there has been "every four years since Washington was elected for a second term in 1792," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "Fox News @ Night" in an exclusive interview Thursday. President Trump's declined to make a...
    Savannah Rychcik September 24, 2020 0 Comments While FBI Director Christopher Wray is acknowledging there have been instances of voter fraud, he is suggesting it does not happen at the national level as often as some Republicans believe it does. During a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Wray was...
    (CNN)In the wake of President Donald Trump equivocating as to whether he would transfer power to Joe Biden in the event of a defeat at the ballot box in 40 days, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tried to clear things up on Thursday.Spoiler alert: She didn't!"The President will accept the results of a free...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court dealt a blow Thursday to Republicans in the legal fight over the deadline for mailed ballots in the presidential battleground state. The court, which has a 5-2 Democratic majority, rejected without comment a request by Republicans to put on hold its decision to extend the deadline for receiving...
    GENEVA, Ill. (CBS) — There was impressive turnout Thursday for the first day of early voting for parts of the Chicago area. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported, voters in Geneva spent hours in socially-distanced lines to have their say in the 2020 election. The Kane County Building was one of two...
    DALLAS (AP) — A day after informing customers that it had been hacked by an unknown intruder, a major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments —including posting election data online— said the impact appeared limited and there is no reason to believe its customers were affected. Tyler Technologies’ website remained offline...
    DALLAS – A day after informing customers that it had been hacked by an unknown intruder, a major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments —including posting election data online— said the impact appeared limited and there is no reason to believe its customers were affected. Tyler Technologies' website remained offline Thursday,...
    DALLAS (AP) — A day after informing customers that it had been hacked by an unknown intruder, a major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments —including posting election data online— said the impact appeared limited and there is no reason to believe its customers were affected. Tyler Technologies’ website remained offline...
    Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced charges Thursday against four people, including a county commissioner, for allegedly carrying out a mail ballot fraud scheme in the 2018 Democratic primary. Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown and three others “targeted young, able-bodied voters to cast ballots by mail by fraudulently claiming the voters were ‘disabled,’ in...
    Facebook has taken down a slew of suspicious accounts on Facebook and Instagram tied to Russian military or intelligence assets, according to a report the company released Thursday.  The FBI tipped Facebook off on some of the posts, which led to the removal of some of the accounts. They targeted several countries, including the U.S.,...
    EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., introduced legislation Thursday to ramp up criminal penalties against those who attempt to interfere with the election process, hours after the Justice Department announced that a number of mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania had been thrown away.The “Securing Our Elections Act” would increase the penalty for tampering with or interfering in...
    Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyHillicon Valley: Murky TikTok deal raises questions about China's role | Twitter investigating automated image previews over apparent algorithmic bias | House approves bill making hacking federal voting systems a crime Judge orders Postal Service treat election mail as priority The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by The Air Line Pilots...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Fans who have been missing Dodger Stadium can maybe get their fix by casting their vote there this November. (credit: CBS) Dodger Stadium will open up for early voting from Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m....
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday signaled that she will not attempt to impeach President Donald Trump a second time as part of an effort to block his imminent Supreme Court nomination. “I don’t think he’s worth the trouble at this point, we have 40 days until the election,” Pelosi told reporters when asked...
    Bob Woodward called out President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to cast doubt on and delegitimize the upcoming 2020 election, with continual false claims about widespread fraud in mail-in voting and his refusal on Wednesday to commit to a peaceful transfer of power unless millions of ballots are thrown out. During an appearance on Deadline: White...
    RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressional race won't be decided in November after one of the candidates died, triggering a provision in state law that it be pushed to a special election in February, the secretary of state said. Adam Charles Weeks, of the Legal Marijuana Now Party, was running in the 2nd...
    A congressional special election has been called in Minnesota, increasing House Republicans' chances of dominating state delegations in the event of a tied Electoral College after Nov. 3. Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has scheduled a special election on Feb. 9 for the 2nd Congressional District after the death this week of Legal Marijuana...
    The United States Department of Justice says a small number of mail-in ballots cast by members of the military for President Donald Trump were thrown away in Pennsylvania. A federal investigation into reported problems with a handful of mail-in ballots received by the Luzerne County Board of Elections began Monday at the request...
    Bradley Cortright September 24, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is raising concerns that the election may not be “honest” because of mail-in ballots. As he left the White House for a healthcare event on Thursday, Trump was asked, “Are the election results only legitimate if you win?” He responded, “We have to be very careful...
    Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said President Donald Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power should he lose the election was “disappointing” and “unfortunate” in an interview with CNN Thursday. “This is very disappointing,” the retired Army lieutenant general told Wolf Blitzer. “Really this is something that our Founders feared.” He...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election, raising the already blaring alarms over threats to America's democracy to a deafening volume. Frida GhitisThere's no clearer demarcation between democracy and autocracy than the peaceful transfer of power after an election. Trump showed us on Wednesday that...
    President Barack Obama gave out his 'phone number' to the American people, asking that they send him a text.  'All right, let's try something new. If you're in the United States, send me a text at 773-365-9687 - I want to hear how you're doing, what's on your mind, and how you're planning on voting...
    The Justice Department is currently investigating what happened to nine military mail-in ballots, which were discarded Pennsylvania. At least seven of the ballots were cast for President Trump while the other two were sealed by Luzerne County before the FBI recovered them, a department press release said on Thursday. The incident touched on widespread concerns about...
    Election Day isn’t until Nov. 3, but more than half a million votes have already been cast in this year’s election. According to the U.S. Elections Project, a total of 516,334 ballots have been cast as of Thursday morning in states that are reporting their count. DEMOCRATS DOMINATE ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUESTS IN KEY SWING STATES...
    MENLO PARK (CBS SF / CNN) — Facebook said Thursday it had identified and shut down a network of fake accounts that included fictitious personas it said were tied to Russian military intelligence. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, said that, while the accounts had not been primarily targeting the United States, there is...
    (CNN)The Justice Department said Thursday that it is investigating "potential issues with mail-in ballots" in the swing state of Pennsylvania and, in a highly unusual disclosure, revealed that several ballots marked for President Donald Trump were "discarded."US Attorney David Freed said a preliminary inquiry determined that nine "military ballots were discarded" and that seven of...
    New polls released this week from battleground states crucial to the November election may show President Donald Trump gaining momentum against former Vice President and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Polling from Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, and Michigan shows Trump and Biden statistically tied. This marks an improvement for Trump, who has previously trailed...
    RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressional race won’t be decided in November after one of the candidates died, triggering a provision in state law that it be pushed to a special election in February, the secretary of state said. Adam Charles Weeks, of the Legal Marijuana Now Party, was running in the 2nd...
    Former Secretary of State and failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted Thursday that President Donald Trump is acting like a “would-be dictator,” claiming he will refuse to allow a peaceful transfer of power in the event Joe Biden wins the election. “Trump’s refusal to commit to the peaceful transfer of power is the behavior of...
    The White House confirmed Thursday that President Donald Trump will accept the results of a free and fair election, but questioned why Democrats were raising doubts about the outcome. “The president will accept the results of a free and fair election,” White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said at the press briefing. “But I think...