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Trump's tweets have become increasingly impotent but his lies are getting bigger by the day

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump departs after speaking about the 2020 U.S. presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, November 5, 2020.
Carlos Barria/Reuters
President Donald Trump's lies-via-tweet have become more audacious since Election Day and his loss to President-elect Joe Biden.
Trump continues to push baseless claims that Democrats rigged the election, among other disinformation, as he refuses to concede.
But weeks have gone by and no evidence of widespread fraud or irregularities has been discovered, and the Trump campaign's legal...
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Georgia's top election official pushes back on baseless fraud claims by Trump and the GOP, accuses Doug Collins of doing 'nothing when he was a Congressman' for voting reform

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020,
Brynn Anderson/AP
When President-elect Joe Biden won Georgia, President Donald Trump and top Republicans condemned the state's top election official, Brad Raffensperger, who also belongs to the GOP.
In an interview with Insider, Raffensperger said that contrary to Trump and other Republicans' claims, his office has taken extensive, painstaking efforts to better secure both in-person and absentee voting.
Raffensperger called out prominent critics including Georgia Rep. Doug Collins...
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How the 2020 election results compare to 2016, in 9 maps and charts

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, watch fireworks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020.
Andrew Harnik/AP
President-elect Joe Biden clinched the 2020 election, and exit polls help show who propelled him to victory.
More young voters, more moderates, and more suburban voters chose Biden than chose 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, helping him best President Donald Trump.
The final make-up of the Senate will be close, and if Democrats win the two remaining runoffs in Georgia, they will have...
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