House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the choice to undermine the 2020 general election and gutting the United States Postal Service (USPS) makes President Donald Trump and Republicans “enemies of the state.”
In what critics might view as a preview of his remarks on the second night of the Republican National Convention, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to lie about mail-in voting, claiming that implementing it would result in a “catastrophic disaster.”
Andrew Cuomo thinks Donald Trump’s attacks on vote-by-mail are a “set up” because he knows he’s going to lose the election. The New York governor believes the President will allege fraud.
The NAACP has announced it’s suing the Postmaster General amid the ongoing crisis at the U.S. Postal Service and worries about the integrity of the election.
The nation’s leading Civil Rights organization filed the suit in Washington, D.C. against the U.S.P.S and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump donor and appointee.
Representative Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) says President Donald Trump, amid repeated attacks against mail-in voting and the United States Postal Service (USPS), is “doing everything he can to undermine people’s confidence in our democracy.”
Speaking on CNN, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) said President Donald Trump “is lying about vote by mail” in an effort to discredit mail-in ballots and cast doubt on the integrity of November’s general election.
Progressive PAC VoteVets has released a new ad repudiating President Donald Trump for his attacks against the United States Postal Service (USPS).
The video features narration highlighting the military deferments Trump received when he was younger (he crafted the now-infamous “bone spurs” excuse to get out of serving in Vietnam. The narrator also points out how much veterans depend on the Postal Service for prescription deliveries and for receiving their ballots. An estimated 100,000 veterans also currently work for the Postal Service, according to its official website.
Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign slammed President Donald Trump, accusing him of “sabotaging” the United States Postal Service following remarks Trump made in which he appeared to admit as much.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich repeated President Donald Trump’s own false claims about mail-in voting, saying that Democrats can’t win an “honest election” so they are trying “to set up an ability to steal it.”
According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, 66 percent of registered voters are opposed to delaying November’s election despite common concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and President Donald Trump’s continued push against mail-in voting.
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says the United States’ coronavirus response under President Donald Trump and the Republican Party has been characterized by “willful ignorance.”
Jocelyn Benson, Michigan’s Secretary of State, took on President Donald Trump’s lies on mail-in voting during an interview with MSNBC.
“A lot of information and misinformation to unpack there and a lot of alarming stuff. Let me get your general response to what he said,” she was asked.
Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif) accused President Donald Trump of deliberately sabotaging the United States Postal Service as he’s mounted more attacks against vote-by-mail initiatives.
“Trump put Postmaster DeJoy in charge of the postal service to dismantle the USPS & sabotage vote by mail. New procedures are causing massive delays,” Waters tweeted.
Joe Biden has warned that Donald Trump will try to steal the presidential election by alleging voter fraud and refusing to accept the validity of mail-in ballots.
The former Vice President made the claim during a virtual fundraiser on Thursday, hosted by actor and Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
In a tweet earlier this morning, President Donald Trump claimed mail-in voting would lead to the “most corrupt election” in American history.
“Mail-In Voting, unless changed by the courts, will lead to the most CORRUPT ELECTION in our Nation’s History!” he wrote, finishing off his message with the hashtag #RIGGEDELECTION.
President Donald Trump cited mail-in voting as his “biggest risk” of not winning reelection this November in an interview with Politico conducted yesterday and published this morning.
“My biggest risk is that we don’t win lawsuits,” Trump said. “We have many lawsuits going all over. And if we don’t win those lawsuits, I think — I think it puts the election at risk.”
Trump's press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has defended Trump's attacks on voting by mail, but she has voted by mail in every election that she participated in since 2010.
Donald Trump will claim November’s election is fraudulent if he doesn’t win, according to political scientist Seth Masket. The University of Denver academic was responding to new tweets from the President.
The Republican National Committee (RNC), the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the California Republican Party filed a joint lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the November election.
President Donald Trump threatened to withhold Michigan’s federal funding after its Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) announced that all state residents would receive applications for absentee ballots, allowing them to vote-by-mail.