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‘When it’s over, it’s over.’ President Donald Trump’s allies abandon him in Congress and acknowledge his loss in Michigan and other states. Early Thursday, Joe Biden was certified as 46th president.
A year of violence, much of which was rooted in Michigan, erupts in mayhem in Washington. While all sides condemn the violence, Democrats say Republicans fueled flames for months and Black activists were treated far differently for civil rights protests.
Voters asked about photo identification, same-day registration, and if previously incarcerated people are eligible to vote.
High drama is expected in Washington on Wednesday, as 140 Republicans, including three from Michigan, try to deny Joe Biden the presidency and keep Donald Trump in office. Spoiler alert: They will fail.
U.S. Reps. Jack Bergman and Tim Walberg will object to certification of Electoral College results, while Lisa McClain says she has ‘grave concerns’ over unsubstantiated fraud claims.
November’s election was the most expensive in history, and nonprofit grants helped ensure a smooth process. But such funding isn’t guaranteed and the Legislature is dubious about increasing budgets.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson refused an invitation to speak before a House oversight committee that hosted Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, saying it amplified “conspiracy theories.” The GOP chair said Benson’s playing “cheap political games.”
“No Cuba. No China. No Venezuela,” and no, the Dominion Voting Systems isn’t programmed to steal elections, its CEO testifies. But President Trump’s lies are endangering workers, he says.
Weeks of protests and false fraud claims culminate as Michigan’s 16 electors vote for Democrat Joe Biden. That makes his election official, but President Trump isn’t going quietly.
Rep. Gary Eisen told a radio interviewer of plans to disrupt Monday’s Electoral College vote and wouldn’t rule out the possibility of violence at the Michigan Capitol.
As mail-in voting could become the norm, Democrats see the need for tweaks. But Republicans say broader changes are needed to preserve the integrity of elections.
Michigan’s 16 electors are set to cast their votes for Joe Biden on Monday, in a process that will recur throughout the nation and cement the Democrat as the next president. But Trump isn’t expected to go quietly.
A terse ruling from the U.S. high court clears the way for the Electoral College to meet Monday and award the presidency to Democrat Joe Biden.
Courts have found no fraud, but four members of Congress and 15 state reps signed briefs to overturn the election in Michigan and three battleground states. One says they don’t have to abide by popular vote.
Four of six Republican House members from Michigan and 15 state legislators support a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump that seeks to overturn election results in four battleground states. Attorney General Dana Nessel says doing so would disenfranchise millions of voters.
Lists of supposedly dead voters shock voters who are very much alive. ‘Can’t we just move on?’ asked one Michigan voter who, despite claims to the contrary, isn't dead.
President Trump ally Sidney Powell and six GOP electors sued the state Nov. 25, alleging fraud and irregularities in Michigan, which Democrat Joe Biden won by 154,188 votes. The judge rejected Republicans’ request for an injunction as the suit proceeds, saying the case is not supported by facts.
The Republican who hosted Rudy Giuliani’s hearing claiming massive voter fraud in Michigan acknowledges some witnesses weren’t credible but said the session is important if only to disprove conspiracy theories.
One day after a wild hearing about voter fraud claims, legislators on both sides of the aisle condemn the parade of unproven conspiracy theories that was aired unchecked.