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Wisconsin Republicans demanded people vote in person in April — but 80 percent of them voted absentee

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Wisconsin Republicans have come out against vote-by-mail. Yet, when A Better Wisconsin Together looked into the way Republican legislators in the state voted, they found 80 percent of them voted absentee, or by mail, reported the Wisconsin State-Journal.

Wisconsin’s primary election became a source of a super spreading disaster for the coronavirus after people went to the polls in April. The Democratic governor had wanted to delay the election to try and protect people from greater exposure to the virus.

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State Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, who is also the Senate majority leader and is running for Congress, came out against mail voting in May saying that the voter list had not been “cleaned up” to remove people who he thinks should not be on the voter rolls.

“Wisconsin has online registration, excuse-free absentee voting, early in-person voting, and Election Day registration, making it easier to vote in Wisconsin than most other states,” Fitzgerald said. He then voted by mail in April the report said.

State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos claimed that there was nothing wrong with voting in person and claimed it was perfectly safe, while completely covered head to toe in personal protective equipment that hospitals were desperate for in April.

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Vos voted by mail in the state’s presidential primary in February, but he now opposes people voting by mail.

The coronavirus outbreak that increased cases due to the April election has prompted a huge discussion about a vote-by-mail election in November so that all Americans know that they will be protected.

Trump has come out against vote-by-mail, in particular, Michigan mailing voters an application for them to vote absentee. Sunday evening, Trump seemed confused about the idea, saying that he now supports absentee voting, which is a mailed vote, but he opposes votes by mail.

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Read the full report at the Wisconsin State-Journal.


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‘Perhaps the most un-American speech ever delivered by an American president’: Ambassador McFaul

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President Donald Trump's address at Mount Rushmore was blasted as "un-American" by former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.

McFaul retweeted a clip of the leader of the free world failing to pronounce the word, "totalitarianism."

"Trump has no idea what words like fascism and totalitarianism mean," McFaul, now a professor at Stanford, declared.

"To those who wrote this speech and those senior [White House] officials who approved this speech, shame on you. Perhaps the most un-American speech ever delivered by an American president and on the July 4th weekend no less," he explained.

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Nevada GOP ridiculed for ‘illiteracy’ after sending out garbled Independence Day message

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The Nevada Republican Party was ridiculed on Saturday for the Independence Day message the organization sent out.

Veteran Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston, the editor of The Nevada Independent, tweeted out a screenshot of the email sent by Michael McDonald, the chairman of the state GOP.

Ralston described the email as a "microcosm of NV GOP's incompetence (and illiteracy)" and mocked the party by saying "English is a difficult language to master."

Here is Ralston's thread on the Fourth of July message:

Microcosm of NV GOP's incompetence (and illiteracy) in Chairman @McDonaldNV's Independence Day message, which begins (I kid you not.):

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Trump has gone from ‘merely losing’ to ‘flailing’ in one month as he faces a November election wipeout: report

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On Saturday, Politico reported that President Donald Trump's campaign is in freefall — and that, despite there still being hypothetical ways former Vice President Joe Biden could snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, the president and his party are in dire straits.

"As recently as one month ago, Donald Trump was merely losing," reported David Siders. "Now he is flailing, trudging into the Independence Day weekend at the nadir of his presidency, trailing by double digits in recent polls and in danger of dragging the Republican Senate down with him."

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