tinyfav.com
tinyfav.com November 21, 2017


In NH, Trump voter panel investigates fraud

15 September 2017, 12:50 | Myrtle Vega

Kayana Szymczak Darren McCollester Getty Images

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan takes the stage to thank supporters with her husband Tom daughter Meg and family friend Liz Murphy

"New Hampshire is the ideal place for our first substantive meeting", said Kobach, whose visit to the state comes on the heels of statements he made questioning the validity of recent New Hampshire elections.

"Some are questioning why I am here", Gardner said at the opening of the meeting Tuesday. "And it is real and valid".

That's a bit different than a claim of "proof" that "out-of-staters take advantage of New Hampshire's same-day registration and head to the Granite State to cast fraudulent votes".

"Facts have come to light that indicate that a pivotal, close election was likely changed through voter fraud on November 8, 2016: New Hampshire's U.S. Senate Seat, and perhaps also New Hampshire's four electoral college votes in the presidential election".

New Hampshire is one of 15 states that allow for same-day voter registrations. "There is a legitimate argument to be made that if you are going to live here, you ought to register your vehicle here, and pay taxes here and get a driver's license here", Fergus Cullen, a former chair of the New Hampshire Republican Party in 2007-2008, told Fact Check. We may never definitively know how Republican efforts to discourage Democratic votes affected the outcome of the 2016 election.

Kobach somewhat backed off his op-ed, saying he "struggled with the words - what verbs to use".

Shortly after his inauguration, Trump pushed the bogus claim that "thousands" of people were bused into New Hampshire from MA to vote illegally, a falsehood that New Hampshire election officials and even Granite State Republicans immediately discredited. "I can tell you that this issue of busing voters into New Hampshire is widely known by anyone who's worked in New Hampshire politics", said White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, who briefly worked on Brown's 2014 Senate run.

"Making this equation that somehow people not updating their driver's license is an indicator of voter fraud would be nearly as absurd as saying that if you have cash in your wallet, that that's proof that you robbed a bank", Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said to applause. It was sent by a Heritage Foundation employee later revealed to be commission member Hans von Spakovsky, who expressed deep dissatisfaction with Vice President Mike Pence's plans for the panel.

The 7 best universities in the US
Among all universities on the Best Regional Universities-South list, UNG ranked 61st, up from 72nd the previous year. The technological schools in India's leading metropolitans have been ranked in the 191-200 category globally.

Baseball 'can benefit from LA 2028 Games decision'
Before that, today's meeting in Lima, Peru , was scheduled to be a vote between Paris and LA for the 2024 Games only. At the time, they committed to working out a deal that culminated with each city getting an Olympics on Wednesday.

Hurricane Katia Brings Heavy Rain to Mexico a Day After Quake
In its 4 p.m. advisory, the National Hurricane Center said Katia now has maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour . The Mexican government has discontinued all tropical storm warnings.

"Democrats have always been concerned about voter suppression, but they have long lauded the background check system on guns", Lott said.

The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible voters - particularly those from traditionally underrepresented or underserved communities, including first-time voters, noncollege youth, new citizens, communities of color, the elderly and low-income Americans - have the opportunity and the information to exercise their right to vote.

Election experts both in the room and watching via livestream, meanwhile, pointed out that some presenters' credentials were dubious and their conclusions have already been debunked. Democrats, meanwhile, warned that the meeting was created to justify a later push for new, restrictive voting laws. The commission has operated in a secretive manner and sought information about voters from states that is clearly protected.

In a statement to The Huffington Post, von Spakovsky admitted he sent the email and said he was unaware that it had been was forwarded to the attorney general.

Gardner is the nation's longest-serving secretary of state and has been re-elected by Democratic and Republican legislatures, largely due to his advocacy for keeping the state's primary first in the presidential nominating process.

Kobach paused Tuesday's commission meeting in Manchester to explain - and effectively withdraw - allegations he made last week.

"We'd witness a sterling example of the law of unintended consequences", he said. "And I will not, either". The Democrats on the panel should walk away now rather than continue to provide a bipartisan patina to this dishonest enterprise.

Critics assailed the notion that guidelines created to prevent risky or unstable people from purchasing a gun should be used to determine who may vote. At the very least, Kobach writes, "They have not followed the legal requirements for residents regarding driver's licenses", and "it appears that they are not actually residing in New Hampshire". Who benefits when a group of ineligible-but-trending-heavily-Democrat people become registered voters?



Other News

Trending Now

Changes That Make Apple's New iTunes 12.7 Completely Different
Downloading and installing iTunes 12 .7 should only take a few minutes, but this will depend on the user's internet speed. And a lighter iTunes desktop app could make it easier for Apple to bring it in the Windows Store, as announced .

Serena Williams Shares First Pictures Of Baby Daughter On Instagram
And really, they have no reason to hurry things along since they have a gorgeous new baby to fill their days with joy. The Nike athlete also shared on Instagram a look at the baby's cute socks - designed like ballerina slippers.

South Korea conducts cruise missile drill amid North's threats
As North Korea holds more frequent and more powerful tests, the South in particular has ramped up its deterrence efforts. Reacting to the vote on Thursday, North Korea said the USA ought to "be beaten to death" for spearheading the penalties.

Crude Oil Dips In Asia Ahead Of OPEC, API Inventory Reports
USA inventories data will be closely watched over the next two days amid uncertainties over the impact of recent hurricanes. OPEC exempted the two nations from cutting production because their output had already tanked due to domestic conflicts.

Destiny 2's Highly Anticipated 'Leviathan' Raid is Now Live
After being met with several bugs and errors, players are now able to play without worry of their game crashing for the most part. Bungie has recently detailed when to expect cherished Destiny 2 events like Trials and the arrival of Exotic vendor Xur.

Mnuchin says hedge funds will lose carried-interest loophole in tax overhaul
Trump campaigned on the promise of cutting the corporate tax rate to 15%, but Mr Mnuchin said that the goal would be hard to achieve.

Pakistani PM says open to join patrol with Afghanistan amid United States pressures
The prime minister said that the government ensured completion of even those critical projects which were dormant for decades. He denied Pakistan was harbouring militants, insisting it was "fighting agents of chaos".

Mexico, Hit by Its Own Disasters, Can't Help Texas After All
The government estimates that some 2.5 million people are in need of aid, and survivors are still waiting for help in some areas. Mexico, which sent brigades to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, first offered to send help to Texas on August 27, when Mr.

Rams All-Pro Tackle Aaron Donald Abruptly Ends His Holdout
Donald is one of those players, and they need to get him a contract soon that better suits one of the best players in the NFL . Donald , who has recorded 28 sacks in his first three seasons, is one of the best interior defensive linemen in football.

Canelo vs. GGG: Alvarez says fight with Golovkin was never in doubt
Ultimately, Mayweather showed the world he's an all-time great and that Alvarez still had work to do. The reason I say that is because I believe that Golovkin will win by late stoppage.