More than six weeks after the 2020 election, fringe news organizations are being legally compelled to air statements about their extensive and baseless “coverage” of purported election fraud.
After “watermarked ballots” (and many other rumors) failed to materialize, conspiracy theorists pivoted to claims that something known as “Benford’s Law” proved that votes for Joe Biden were inauthentic.
Popular posts purportedly used unrelated or decontextualized images to make baseless claims about “election fraud” by way of discarded ballots.
The Texas attorney general crowed over a “case” brought to light by a spurious right-wing group known for dishonestly edited “sting” videos.
After The Hill tweeted that 46 percent of Americans believe that U.S. President Donald Trump should concede, “so 54%” became a Twitter trending topic.
Trump’s “Big Lie” didn’t originate in 2020.
The failed gubernatorial candidate claimed, falsely, that a photo of voter signatures constituted a “bombshell discovery.”
Tennessee Rep. Mark Green (R) also met with a son of former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.
The June 21 2022 hearings focused on a pressure and disinformation campaign that was used to attack state officials and election workers.
The June 16 2022 hearing covered Donald Trump’s attempts to strongarm former vice president Mike Pence to call the election in his favor.