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Many of the articles that have appeared in the last few days comparing the two elections make a common point: that Rutherford B. Hayes and the Republican Party made a deal with Democrats that compromised African American civil rights in the South in exchange for the presidency. This is often used to argue against the creation of an Electoral Commission today since it resulted in such a “corrupt bargain” in 1876.
In September, former Vice President Joe Biden campaign formed a “special litigation” team of hundreds of lawyers to move forward with possible election challenges if the results are close in Florida.
On Thursday, Demings and U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., both members of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), wrote U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe about the possibility that foreign powers could be looking to help divide the U.S. during the protests which have grown more prominent after the death of George Floyd through false information and other efforts.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor regarding the death of George Floyd and how the American family can begin confronting systemic and unaddressed racial disparities in our nation. Rubio...
At a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing, Gaetz dug into Sharpton’s past comments and even showcased a resolution from former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough. Both Sharpton and Scarborough currently host shows on MSNBC.
Every Democrat in the Florida delegation voted for the resolution and every Republican representing the Sunshine State stood against it.