Stories tagged: "Big Lie"


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Vos Fires Gableman: Assembly Speaker Pulls the Plug on 2020 Election ‘Investigation’ by Former Justice

Their public break-up highlights the widening fissure between Republicans who will and won’t continue placating former President Trump’s efforts to subvert the will of the voters who removed him from office.

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‘Big Lie’ Advocate Admits to Fraudulently Seeking Others’ Absentee Ballots—as a Way to Claim Fraud Exists

But the far-right advocate didn’t get the ballots of two public officials because the system worked. The Racine County Sheriff gives the crime a wink while advancing his own “Big Lie” claims.

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Trump Tries Yet Again to Pressure Wisconsin’s Top Republican into Illegally Throwing Out 2020 Election Results

Even as the Jan. 6 Committee meticulously outlines the ways the former president tried without merit to overturn his loss, Trump called Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to wrongly claim a state Supreme Court ruling undoes his defeat.

President Donald Trump and Sen. Ron Johnson at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, January 14, 2020.
As Trump Again Calls for ‘Decertification’ in Wisconsin, the Jan. 6 Hearings Show the State’s Central Role in His Planning

From fake electors to using Sen. Ron Johnson as a way to plant fraudulent ballots, Wisconsin will remain a focus as the congressional committee resumes its case Tuesday to show who knew about the insurrection plans.

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State Justices Strike Down Drop Boxes While Perpetuating Untrue Conspiracy Theories About the 2020 Election

Conservatives debate the definitions of a box and determine a mailbox is allowed, while a secure, convenient drop box is not.

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In One State, Big-Name Republicans Turn Against an Extreme Candidate for Governor

Two former Pennsylvania congressmen are among several GOP officials who say their party’s nominee presents "a threat to the rule of law and the constitutional order." Wisconsin watches for similar pushback.

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Ron Johnson Blames a PA Congressman for Fake Ballots in His Office. The Rep Says That’s ‘Patently False.’

The Republican senator has changed his story about his level of involvement in former President Donald Trump’s plot to stuff the electoral ballot box and hijack the 2020 presidential election.