Attorney Sidney Powell files lawsuit seeking Georgia election results be decertified, awarded to Trump | Fox News

Attorney Sidney Powell filed a lawsuit in Georgia on Wednesday evening alleging “massive election fraud” that changed the state’s results in the 2020 election.

Source: Attorney Sidney Powell files lawsuit seeking Georgia election results be decertified, awarded to Trump | Fox News

In Harsh Rebuke, Appeals Court Rejects President Trump’s Election Challenge in Pennsylvania – The New York Times

“Voters, not lawyers, choose the president,” a judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in the 21-page repudiation of President Trump’s legal effort to halt Pennsylvania’s certification process.

Source: In Harsh Rebuke, Appeals Court Rejects President Trump’s Election Challenge in Pennsylvania – The New York Times

Megyn Kelly slams ‘woke’ media & ‘insufferable’ New York Times – BQ #37 – YouTube

Megyn Kelly discusses her career as a former Fox News host and analyses the media landscape in the latest episode of The Sun’s Burning Questions series. Kelly hosts The Megyn Kelly Show linked here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast… Watch all of The Sun’s Burning Questions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world.

PA Supreme Court rejects Trump challenge to absentee ballots in Allegheny County | Fox News

President Trump’s attorneys asked the courts to throw out ballots that were missing information.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the Trump campaign lawsuits Monday that called for the dismissal of more than 8,000 absentee ballots in Allegheny County.

In five lawsuits, President Trump’s attorneys asked the courts to throw out ballots that were missing information, such as a handwritten name or address or the date on which the ballots were signed. In its ruling, the state’s Supreme Court determined the ballots should be considered valid.

“Here we conclude that while failures to include a handwritten name, address or date in the voter declaration on the back of the outer envelope, while constituting technical violations of the Election Code, do not warrant the wholesale disenfranchisement of thousands of Pennsylvania voters,” the ruling said.

PERDUE, LOEFFLER BACK TRUMP CALL FOR GEORGIA RECOUNT, MORE SIGNATURE MATCHING

In addition, the state Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling that had invalidated 2,349 ballots in Allegheny County over missing information. The ruling was a setback for Trump as the state’s counties move forward with efforts to certify the Pennsylvania vote.

Source: PA Supreme Court rejects Trump challenge to absentee ballots in Allegheny County | Fox News

Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nevada Will Certify Election Results : NPR

With vote certifications this week in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Nevada, pressure will only build on the Republican dam of support for Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results.

Source: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nevada Will Certify Election Results : NPR

Antony Blinken: Biden’s secretary of state nominee is sharp break with Trump era | Biden administration | The Guardian

A born internationalist, Blinken will seek to soothe the frayed nerves of western allies

Source: Antony Blinken: Biden’s secretary of state nominee is sharp break with Trump era | Biden administration | The Guardian

Georgia election audit finds 3,039 more uncounted ballots in 2 counties

More than 3,000 uncounted ballots turned up in Georgia as the state is conducting an audit of the 2020 presidential election.

As the hand-tallying continues, officials in Fayette County unearthed 2,755 ballots that had not been included in the original count.

GEORGIA INVESTIGATING VOTE COUNTING DELAYED BY FLOODING IN DEMOCRATIC COUNTY

“There was an issue where we noticed there were more people on the absentee ballot filed for voting in person in Fayette County than was in the actual reporting,” Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling said, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. “It was discovered today for certain. Because of the audit, we found this.”

Sterling said the problem was the result of several individuals not following the proper procedures.

An additional 284 ballots were found in Walton County. The local Board of Elections chair, Lori Wood, told the Walton Tribune the problem was due to votes being previously uploaded from only one of the two ballot scanners in a precinct.

“We would have discovered it,” Wood said. “Maybe not this week, but we would have discovered it.”

The Walton County ballots boosted President Trump’s lead in the heavily Republican county by 176 votes.

GEORGIA RECOUNT UNEARTHS MORE THAN 2,600 UNCOUNTED BALLOTS IN FLOYD COUNTY: REPORT

The recent findings follow the discovery of more than 2,600 ballots in Floyd County that had not been counted. At the time, Floyd County Republican Party chair Luke Martin called the mishap “concerning” but insisted that it “doesn’t appear to be a widespread issue.”

Source: Georgia election audit finds 3,039 more uncounted ballots in 2 counties

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faces possible impeachment proceedings for ‘corrupt conduct’ | Fox News

Three Republican members of Michigan’s House of Representatives introduced a resolution for impeachment against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday, following the state’s plan to enforce new coronavirus-related restrictions.

“Today I introduced Articles of Impeachment against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer,” Rep. Beau LaFave said on twitter Wednesday.

“The four articles of impeachment against Gov. Whitmer include failing to respect the separation of powers by exercising power granted to the legislative branch, violating the constitutional rights of the people of Michigan, issuing executive orders against the interests of the people and state, and using state resources to reward political allies,” he added.

Source: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faces possible impeachment proceedings for ‘corrupt conduct’ | Fox News

Nancy Pelosi’s HEROES Act Gives $350M to 50 Richest Zip Codes – Foundation for Economic Education

At some point, when the election chaos is finally settled, Congress will likely turn to passing another COVID-19 stimulus/relief bill. (Despite the last one being plagued by rampant fraud and dysfunction). One starting point for negotiations will be the “HEROES Act,” a $2.2 trillion bill the House passed in October on a party-line vote by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats.

One of the most significant aspects of the HEROES Act is that it allocates nearly $700 billion in federal money for state, local, and tribal governments.

Proponents say this gives localities the funds they need to pay emergency responders and fund programs necessary to protect their communities. Critics point out that much of this money is used to “bail out” blue states that were already mismanaging their budgets and running up large unfunded pension programs before the pandemic.

Indeed, the left-leaning Brookings Institution has projected that “state and local government revenues will decline $155 billion in 2020, $167 billion in 2021, and $145 billion in 2022.” Simple math shows us that the CARES Act gives states and localities hundreds of billions more in federal money than they are actually projected to lose due to pandemic-related decreases in revenue.

This alone should be a red flag. Yet a new analysis also reveals that Pelosi and her fellow “progressives” snuck millions of dollars in cash for some of the nation’s wealthiest zip codes into their emergency COVID-19 package.

Source: Nancy Pelosi’s HEROES Act Gives $350M to 50 Richest Zip Codes – Foundation for Economic Education

Mayor Peduto proposes 2021 Operating and Capital budgets – South Pittsburgh Reporter

Last week, Mayor William Peduto delivered his proposed 2021 Operating and Capital budgets to City Council, and delivered his annual State of the City address.

The $564 million operating budget does not include tax increases and works to avoid layoffs and furloughs of city personnel.

Due to COVID-19 the city has been forced to spend nearly all of the $120 fund balance the city built up through fiscal discipline the past seven years, and is joining cities nationwide seeking federal aid to help pay for the services and safety provided to residents through the ongoing pandemic.

“We made tough decisions to stop public events, close pools, senior centers and rec centers, but still watched as our coworkers and neighbors lost their livelihoods and too often their lives,” the Mayor said in his budget speech.

Source: Mayor Peduto proposes 2021 Operating and Capital budgets – South Pittsburgh Reporter