Fri Sep 11, 2020 AT 11:13 AM EDT
Attorney General William Barr blasted mail-in voting Thursday in Arizona, a state where about 80 percent of voters receive ballots in the mail.
Barr suggested mail-in ballots, used in much of the western U.S., are more vulnerable to intimidation and coercion than in-person voting, The Associated Press reported.
“The government and the people involved can find out and know how you voted. And it opens up the door to coercion,” Barr said. Read Full Story
Tue Sep 8, 2020 AT 9:51 AM EDT
President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed a group of protesters after a video went viral this week showing demonstrators confronting diners eating outdoors at a restaurant in Pittsburgh.
“BLM Protesters horribly harass elderly Pittsburgh diners, scaring them with loud taunts while taking their food right off their plate. These Anarchists, not protesters, are Biden voters, but he has no control and nothing to say. Disgraceful. Never seen anything like it. Thugs,” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. Read Full Story
Thu Sep 3, 2020 AT 12:50 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday expressed doubt over whether the White House and Democratic leaders will strike a deal to pass another major coronavirus relief package before the election.
“I don’t know if there will be another package in the next few weeks or not,” McConnell told reporters at a hospital event in Kentucky.
The GOP leader said the cooperative atmosphere in which the Senate unanimously passed the $2.2 trillion CARES Act in March has “descended” into a partisan impasse. Read Full Story