Tuesday’s midterm elections were yet another test of our endangered democracy. While voters handed defeats to a number of candidates who are beholden to lies about the 2020 election, including those seeking statewide positions that would put them in charge of elections, those lies still found support in races across the country.
Many voters were driven to the polls to defend reproductive rights, including in Michigan, California, and Vermont, where the right to abortion was enshrined in their respective state constitutions, and in Kentucky and Montana, where anti-abortion amendments were rejected.
Trump White House Materials at Mar-a-Lago
Earlier this year, we sued the National Archives and Records Administration for records related to the recovery of 15 boxes of Trump White House materials from Mar-a-Lago in January. This week, NARA released more documents in response to our lawsuit, but said it was withholding hundreds of pages, citing exemptions for ongoing law enforcement investigations and other reasons.
The Trump Administration and the Big Lie in Michigan
In the days after the 2020 election, former acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf emailed Chris Krebs, then the director of DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, regarding allegations of voter fraud.
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