CIA Analysis Says Vladimir Putin Is Personally Directing Russian Meddling In 2020 Election To Help Trump
The CIA believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is continuing to approve and direct interference measures aimed at promoting President Donald Trump‘s candidacy, the New York Times reported this week.The CIA has moderate confidence in its analysis, but affirmed sanctions imposed this month on Andriy Derkach, a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker who has spread information critical of Democratic nominee Joe Biden.William Evanina, the intelligence official in charge of election interference briefings, said in August that Russia was trying to influence the election by denigrating Biden, citing inform...
Election 2020: Could Trump reject the results?
Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump sparked a furor suggesting he might not accept the results of the November 3 election if he loses.His stance drew comparisons with lawless dictators -- Belarus and North Korea were mentioned -- and raised fears that he could fracture the US democratic system in a cling to power.Trailing Democratic rival Joe Biden in polls, the US leader refused to rule out the prospect on Wednesday when asked if he would support a peaceful transition."Well, we're going to have to see what happens," he replied.Trump has already prepared the ground should he decide to...
Trump Says He’s ‘Not a Fan’ Of Meghan Markle After Her Comments About U.S. Election
After the Duchess made a statement about the U.S. election, President Donald Trump said he is “not a fan” of Meghan Markle and wished Prince Harry luck because “he’s going to need it.”During a video for the 2020 Time 100 list of most influential people in the world, Prince Harry warned against misinformation and hate speech. Duchess Meghan followed up by vowing to vote in honor of peaceful protesters and scientists. The Duchess also previously called on people to vote for change.At a White House briefing on Wednesday, Trump stated, “I’m not a fan of hers … I wish a lot of luck to Harry because...
Sign By the Red X: New York Election Officials Unveil New Envelope to Ensure More Absentee Votes Get Counted
Part of the new absentee ballot envelope designThe New York State Board of Elections has approved a new design for absentee ballot envelopes to be used statewide in the upcoming general election. The new layout, mandated by Governor Andrew Cuomo in an executive order, is intended to make it more obvious where a voter needs to provide a signature in order to have the ballot accepted by elections administrators under state law and avoid mass disqualification of absentee ballots as New York saw during the June primaries.The design, shared by the State Board of Elections upon request by Gotham Gaz...
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Congress may leave town until after election without passing coronavirus stimulus checks
Lawmakers may be saying that the coronavirus relief package is a priority for them. However, despite two months of negotiations, they have failed to reach a deal. Now, it is being reported that the Congress could be planning to leave town until after the election without passing another coronavirus relief package and stimulus checks.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreLawmakers may complete work this week?A report from CNN noted that the Congress could be preparing to leave Capitol Hill as soon as this week until after the election without giving Americans another round of coronavi...
Trump Refuses To Promise A ‘Peaceful Transition Of Power’ After Election If He Loses
President Donald Trump refused Wednesday to commit to ensuring a peaceful transition of power after Election Day, regardless of the presidential outcome.“Well, we’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump told reporters, adding that “you know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster.”“Get rid of the ballots and you’ll have a very … there won’t be a transfer, frankly,” he said. “There’ll be a continuation,” he added, saying “the ballots are out of control.”Mail-in voting has been a consistent target of Trump’s, with him previously going as far...
Facebook willing to restrict content if Election gets out of control
Facebook is willing to take stern action if the upcoming Election on November 3 descends into chaos.The social media platform's head of global affairs, Sir Nick Clegg, has hinted that they would act "aggressively" and restrict content on the platform if it gets out of control.Clegg told the Financial Times newspaper: "We have acted aggressively in other parts of the world where we think that there is real civic instability and we obviously have the tools to do that [again]."He insisted they would use "pretty exceptional measures to significantly restrict the circulation of content on our platf...
The last day before election for Congress to pass coronavirus stimulus checks
When will the next coronavirus stimulus checks arrive, or if they will arrive, is the biggest question nowadays. Though it is now largely believed that there won’t be any package before the election, there are still some days left before lawmakers leave to prepare for the election. Let’s take a look at the official timeline before the election and the last day that lawmakers could likely pass another coronavirus stimulus package and checks.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreCoronavirus stimulus checksThe Senate is scheduled to go on a break after October 9, while the House is sche...
Trump Raises Possibility That House Of Representatives May Have To Decide Election
At a White House briefing, President Donald Trump ranted about mail-in ballots and how the process was vulnerable to “foreign interference.”He gave stern warnings to the public, saying that any sort of “violent protests” on Election Day will be put down “very, very quickly.”Trump also brought up the scenario that the election may be so contested to the point where the president is not selected by direct vote or the Electoral College, but by the House of Representatives.It’s not just the counting of the ballots, which, by the way will take forever. It’ll take forever. You think November 3rd? Yo...
Kogi LG Council Polls: IPAC Urges KOSIEC To Conduct Credible Election
THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) Kogi state chapter has appealed to the Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission to conduct a free, fair and credible election for posterity sake.This was contained in a press statement issued in Lokoja on Wednesday by the IPAC Chairman, Hon. Ilyas Badanga.He also called on all registered political parties participating in the forthcoming Local Government Primary Election in Kogi State to adhere to the tenets of party rules and regulations as entrenched in the political party constitution.He also urged them to observe internal democratic values of poli...