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Democrat shocked by polling place plastered with Trump signs; demands Election Commission fix

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Image via Twitter, from Bradley County Democrats.

On Tuesday, Tennessee congressional candidate Christopher Hale posted an image of what he said was a planned polling place in Bradley County. The site, in the photo, is decked out in huge flags that say “TRUMP SHOP 2020” and other pro-Trump images.

Most states ban electioneering within a certain distance of a polling site, which can include things as small as the shirts worn by voters.

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Sarah Sanders says Trump isn’t planning to leave: ‘I don’t think he expects to need any transfer of power’

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Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday that President Donald Trump is not planning for a peaceful transfer of power because he expects to win.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses in November.

"We're going to have to see what happens. You know that I have been complaining very strongly about the ballots. And the ballots are a disaster,” he remarked. “Get rid of the ballots and you'll have a very peaceful — there won't be a transfer frankly. There'll be a continuation.”

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Republicans call out Trump’s comments on refusing to leave peacefully — but never mention him by name

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Several Republican lawmakers on Thursday seemingly called out President Donald Trump for refusing to say if he'd allow for a peaceful transfer of power -- but none of them actually mentioned the president by name.

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) was the first out of the gate on Wednesday night, when he tweeted that "any suggestion that a president might not respect this Constitutional guarantee is both unthinkable and unacceptable."

He was followed on Thursday morning by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who more opaquely said that "as we have done for over two centuries we will have a legitimate & fair election" and "at noon on Jan 20,2021 we will peacefully swear in the President."

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Trump calls on Biden to drop out over Hunter allegations his own Senate allies failed to prove

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On Thursday, in a radio interview, President Donald Trump once again promoted unsubstantiated corruption allegations about Hunter Biden's business dealings in Ukraine — and urged Joe Biden to "leave the campaign" because he "was in on it."

Trump's remarks come just after his allies in the Senate, led by Homeland Security chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI), released the results of a highly partisan investigation into the Hunter Biden allegations. That report claimed the business dealings were "problematic" but failed to find any evidence that they influenced U.S. foreign policy.

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