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Election Update ]Weekly Update]
Judicial Watch ^ | November 6, 2020 | Tom Fitton

Posted on 11/06/2020 5:41:38 PM PST by jazusamo

Election Update
Court Ordered Hearing on McCabe Emails and Texts
U.S. Loses $19 Billion in Afghanistan to Fraud, Waste, Abuse
Mayor Blames Virus for New York’s Crisis of Crime & Disorder

Election Update

I take no comfort in saying that we saw this coming. Back in June, for example, I told Lou Dobbs:

“It’s been a state by state battle to protect the integrity of our elections. There will be a severe temptation to cheat, and now that’s going to be a lot easier to do because our system is going to be overwhelmed with ballots and applications for ballots.

We’ve proven repeatedly – because we’ve been winning in court to clean up voter lists – that the lists across America are filthy in terms of having more people on the rolls than are eligible to vote. And those people, you can be sure, are going to be to be the groups getting some of these ballots.

Our most recent research in September revealed that 353 U.S. counties had 1.8 million more registered voters than eligible voting-age citizens. In other words, the registration rates of those counties exceeded 100% of eligible voters!

I have to wonder how much worse it might have been had we not been busy in court. As you know,we are a national leader in seeking cleaner elections.

In 2018, the Supreme Court upheld a voter roll cleanup program that resulted from our settlement of a federal lawsuit with Ohio . California settled a lawsuit with us and last year began the process of removing up to 1.6 million inactive names from Los Angeles County’s rolls. Kentucky also began a cleanup of hundreds of thousands of old registrations last year after it entered into a consent decree to end another Judicial Watch lawsuit. In September this year, we sued Illinois for refusing to disclose voter roll data in violation of federal law.

We just analyzed data in the key state of Nevada where we found that in Clark County, there were about 154,000 “inactive” voters on the election rolls just before Election Day. Speaking of Election Day, federal law seems clear that the key results were supposed to be decided on … Election Day. Here is one of the relevant statues:

The electors of President and Vice President shall be appointed, in each State, on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, in every fourth year succeeding every election of a President and Vice President. 3 U.S. Code § 1

Indeed, on Tuesday, the president had the votes to win the presidency. These vote totals are being changed because of unprecedented, extraordinary, illicitly secretive, and inherently suspect counting AFTER Election Day that continue as I write. There will be court battles (which will almost certainly involve your Judicial Watch) but the presidency may ultimately come down to a fight in Congress over the counting of Electoral College electors from the states that are engaged in the slow-motion counting of votes. State legislaturesin Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia (and maybe Arizona) will have decisions to make – endorse and ratify what happened this week to President Trump’s vote totals or appoint a slate of electors to reelect the president. So, in addition to supporting Judicial Watch’s effort to secure the election, you may want to share your views on the election controversy with your elected representatives, both in your state house and in Congress.

Court Ordered Hearing on McCabe Emails and Texts

We were in federal court this week to fight the FBI’s delay in producing emails and text messages sent and received by former Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan presided.

This hearing came in our FOIA lawsuit on behalf of Jeffrey A. Danik, a retired FBI supervisory special agent, for emails and text messages of McCabe about McCabe’s “conflicts of interest” regarding his wife’s (Dr. Jill McCabe’s) political campaign and Hillary Clinton ( Jeffrey A. Danik v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:17-cv-01792)).

We’re asking for:

Text messages and emails of McCabe containing “Dr. Jill McCabe,” “Jill,” “Common Good VA,” “Terry McAuliffe,” “Clinton,” “Virginia Democratic Party,” “Democrat,” “Conflict,” “Senate,” “Virginia Senate,” “Until I return,” “Paris,” “France,” “Campaign,” “Run,” “Political,” “Wife,” “Donation,” “OGC,” Email,” or “New York Times.”

Judge Chutkan ordered the hearing after receiving a September 21 Joint Status Report from the parties in which we told the court:

[Danik] is tired of waiting. The Court ruled almost four months ago, on May 31, 2020, that [Justice Department] failed to satisfy its burdens under FOIA. We however are no closer to a resolution of this case.


[Danik] already substantially narrowed his request. He also does not believe 11 pages of text messages and 2,362 emails is too onerous to review. [Danik] believes he has waited long enough – almost four years since he sent his FOIA requests – for the agency to satisfy its burdens and produce all non-exempt, responsive records to him.

We’re asking that the Justice Department release at least 750 pages of emails each month until completion. The FBI recently turned over several pages of almost completely redacted McCabe text messages while still denying the texts are subject to FOIA.

In September 2020, we uncovered in a separate lawsuit that senior members of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office (SCO) repeatedly and “accidentally” wiped over 20 phones assigned to them.

In 2017, we uncovered Justice Department records concerning ethics issues related to McCabe’s involvement with his wife’s political campaign. The documents include an email showing Mrs. McCabe was recruited for a Virginia state senate race in February 2015 by then-Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s office. The news that former Secretary of State Clinton used a private email server broke five days later , on March 2, 2015. Five days after that, former Clinton Foundation board member and Democrat party fundraiser, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, met with the McCabes. She announced her candidacy on March 12. Soon afterward, Clinton/McAuliffe-aligned political groups donated nearly $700,000 ( 40% of the campaign’s total funds) to McCabe’s wife for her campaign.

McCabe was fired from the FBI in March 2018 for leaking to the media and lacking “ candor .”

I was able to listen in on the hearing and it seemed that the court was unhappy with the slow pace of the FBI’s production and demanded more information from the agency about the delays. We will see what the FBI comes up with, but you can see how Judicial Watch’s legal fights for transparency will continue no matter who is president.

U.S. Loses $19 Billion in Afghanistan to Fraud, Waste, Abuse


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2020election; afghanistan; covid19; crime; deblasio; emails; judicialwatch; jw; jwelectionupdate; mccabe; nyc; nyccrime; tomfitton; voterfraud; voterrolls; weeklyupdate

1 posted on 11/06/2020 5:41:38 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: GOPJ; Diana in Wisconsin; ColdOne; Art in Idaho; Conservative Gato; ptsal; onyx; Tucker39; ...

Off the Wall Ping!

Contact to be added.

2 posted on 11/06/2020 5:46:35 PM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks for the post jazusamo!

3 posted on 11/06/2020 5:58:46 PM PST by Inyo-Mono
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To: Inyo-Mono

You bet Inyo-Mono, most welcome.

4 posted on 11/06/2020 6:36:10 PM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo

U.S. Loses $19 Billion in Afghanistan to Fraud, Waste, Abuse

With that, they could give every American $57.57.

I bet that would buy a few votes.

5 posted on 11/06/2020 6:48:51 PM PST by ro_dreaming (Chesterton, 'Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It's been found hard and not tried')
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