Fri Jan 15, 2021 AT 5:55 PM EST
The Republican Study Committee (RSC) is taking aim at election integrity in the “Save Democracy Act,” endorsed by the committee and cosigned by 30 GOP members. The legislation tackles three areas related to voter integrity, including voter registration, ballot casting, and ballot tabulation. The RSC, led by Chairman Jim Banks, hopes to renew Americans’ faith in election security from a legislative standpoint.
“The Republican Study Committee formally endorses the Save Democracy Act that would ensure free and fair federal elections in 2022, 2024, and the years to come. It is our duty to protect and uphold the democratic process and restore public trust in our election system,” the committee’s membership said in a release. Read Full Story
Tue Jan 12, 2021 AT 11:28 AM EST
It’s been a rough couple of months, but I’m done grieving now, and I’m ready to get back in the fight. But first, a brief celebration is in order. Let’s reflect on four extraordinary years, ponder for a few minutes what President Donald Trump has accomplished, and consider what the alternative could have been.
President Trump gave us four years of economic revitalization. We’ve had explosive GDP and unprecedented low unemployment, across all demographics. Even with the pandemic-driven lockdowns, you can just feel that the economy is ready to roar back to life as soon as we’re allowed to go back to work. Obama’s claim that you’d need a magic wand to achieve 4% GDP has been exposed as a lie meant to excuse his own sub-par performance.
President Trump has reset the U.S. role on the international stage. We have a better understanding of our threats, and better cooperation with our allies. We are even seeing positive developments in the Middle East for the first time in my lifetime — all because Donald Trump took an unconventional approach to diplomacy in the region. Read Full Story
Wed Jan 6, 2021 AT 12:19 PM EST
Democrat and George Washington University Professor Jonathan Turley is calling for an election commission in order to restore the faith in the voting process after a number of irregularities and last-minute changes during the 2020 cycle.
He’s also arguing the merits of court cases brought by the Trump campaign and allied groups weren’t heard on the merits, but thrown out on technicalities. Read Full Story