Trump Nearly Ordered Seizure of Voting Machines

Summary by Ground News
Draft executive order written by then-U.S. President Donald Trump's White House in the weeks after his defeat in the 2020 election directed the nation's top military leader to seize voting machines. The order sought to appoint a special counsel to bring charges on any fraud allegations that arose from the seizures. It was never signed.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Unsigned Trump order told Pentagon to seize voting machines: Politico

A draft executive order written by Donald Trump's White House in the weeks after his defeat in the 2020 election directed the nation's top military leader to seize voting machines, a report said Friday.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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The Guardian

Draft Trump order told defense chief to seize swing-state voting machines | US elections 2020 | The Guardian

Unpublished executive order, obtained by Politico, among documents provided to January 6 panel after court ruling

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

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The Hindu

Unsigned Trump order told Pentagon to seize voting machines, says report

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4 months ago·India
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NDTV

After Loss, Trump Ordered US Defense Staff To Seize Voting Machines: Report

A draft executive order written by Donald Trump's White House in the weeks after his defeat in the 2020 election directed the nation's top military leader to seize voting machines, a report said Friday.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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The Independent

Draft Trump order to seize voting machines cited Sidney Powell’s crackpot theories

A draft of a presidential order to seize voting machines appears to be largely based on blatantly false theories espoused by one of former president Donald Trump’s attorneys in the days following his 2020 election loss.

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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