Skip to comments.Biden Puts Susan Rice in Charge of Effort to Expand Vote by Mail
Posted on 03/31/2021 3:14:15 AM PDT by MarvinStinson
Executive order requires agencies to boost registration efforts
President Joe Biden put controversial former national security adviser Susan Rice in charge of directing hundreds of federal agencies and departments to expand access to mail-in voting.
Biden signed an executive order in March that put Rice, now the assistant to the president for domestic policy, in charge of soliciting strategies from federal agencies to produce "relevant information" on expanded voting registration procedures. Federal agencies must submit to Rice "a strategic plan outlining the ways identified under this review that the agency can promote voter registration and voter participation" within 200 days under the terms of the order.
"Agencies shall consider ways to expand citizens' opportunities to register to vote and to obtain information about, and participate in, the electoral process," the order states. "The head of each agency shall evaluate ways in which the agency can, as appropriate and consistent with applicable law, promote voter registration and voter participation."
It requires agencies to distribute registration and vote-by-mail ballot application forms, as well as to assist any applicants in completing the forms. It also pushes agencies to allow "approved, nonpartisan third-party organizations and State officials to provide voter registration services on agency premises."
Biden arrived in the White House thanks in large part to the record number of mail-in ballots in the 2020 election. Former president Donald Trump led in many major swing states at the close of Election Day, only to see his lead evaporate as mail-in ballots were counted that heavily favored Biden.
Critics of Biden's order warned that it represents a massive federal government overreach into election policies put in place by state lawmakers. Chase Martin, legal affairs director for the Foundation for Government Accountability, said the order is "an overly broad federal mandate."
"The order is about inflicting the federal government's will on the states," Martin said. "There's a ton of room for this process to be abused."
The Biden administration did not respond to a request for comment on the order.
Rice has come under fire for her tenure as national security adviser under the Obama administration. Republicans have criticized her handling of the Benghazi crisis and the Bowe Bergdahl hostage exchange as well as her alleged attempts to reveal the identities of Trump campaign and administration officials. Rice denied that she leaked any names or identities and said she only obtained information to add context to intelligence reports she received.
The order comes in the midst of political fighting over the future of voting rights and election security. Biden criticized a new election law in Georgia, which created regulations on in-person and mail-in voting, as racist. He accused Georgia Republicans of re-creating "Jim Crow in the 21st century." A Washington Post fact check of Biden's criticisms found that Biden misrepresented the Georgia law's impacts on early voting. The Post awarded Biden four Pinocchios after voting experts said the final bill expanded opportunities for early voting. That has not stopped several groups from filing lawsuits against the Georgia law, alleging that Republican lawmakers put the law in place after Democrats won the state in the presidential election as well as two runoff elections in January.
The Brennan Center for Justice found that as of mid-February 2021, 43 states are considering bills that seek to limit mail-in voting or impose voter ID requirements on in-person voting. Republican lawmakers have defended these laws as protecting the integrity of the voting process while Democratic lawmakers argue that the laws are intended to suppress turnout, specifically in minority communities, by making voting more difficult.
Congressional Democrats are pushing a sweeping legislative effort that would drastically overhaul voter registration processes and place more authority in the hands of the federal government. The bill would also alter laws concerning political speech, which lawyers for the ACLU warned could have negative impacts on activist groups. Martin said the executive order represents a hedge from Biden in case the election reform bill does not get through the Senate.
"It's one of Biden's telegraphed moves to enforce a governance by decree," he said.
The Supreme Court has ruled that voting laws are best left to states, rather than the federal executive branch. Justices repeatedly rejected the Trump administration's challenges to state election rules in the run-up to the 2020 election. Martin said that the federal government's stepping in to influence state law could threaten the ability of states to adjust to changing circumstances.
"The Supreme Court has constantly punted to the states and allowed states to create their own election systems as long as they respect the Constitution. As long as there isn't a specific federal law on the issue, states are free to create their own processes, strengthen their own voter integrity systems, develop measures to get out the votes, the administration process," Martin said.
Oh, just deem all the Democrats elected.
It also pushes agencies to allow “approved, nonpartisan third-party organizations and State officials to provide voter registration services on agency premises.”
This is where they hire ACORN, MTV “Rock the Vote” and Facebook to manufacture millions of registrations. Just like the 250 thousands ballots that were delivered from New York to Pennsylvania, just in time to steal the election. They want to apply this type of registration in every state, that ALWAYS favors the democRats.
I’d like to put her in charge of expanding the Marianas Trench with a teaspoon.
WHAT A WONDERFUL COUNTRY WE HAVE BECOME…
FINALLY SOMEONE POSTED Josef Stolen’s 47 years of accomplishments.
Josef Stolen’s Political Career. By year:
1973 Biden enters politics…
1977 *Biden fights to keep schools segregated because in his own words, “allowing blacks to integrate would create a racial jungle” Fact check me.
1983 *BIDEN Taxes Social Security*
1988 *Ran for president but had to end his campaign after getting busted for plagiarism.
1993 *BIDEN Taxes Social Security, AGAIN*
1994 ***Biden writes the “Stop and Frisk” law which is what blacks blame for “systemic racism” today. This law took millions of black men from their homes and transplanted them into prison. Way to go Joe. This was Biden’s biggest accomplishment in 47 years of elected office. Factcheck me, it’s true.
1997 Hang on, not yet.
2003 Still nothing…
2008 Calls Obama the first “articulate” and “clean” mainstream African-American.
2012 Nope, nothing yet.
2020: NOW HE’S READY TO FIX THE COUNTRY.
GOD BLESS AMERICA
I hear Rice is going on Sunday talk-——ginning up the vote fraud plan on five cable shows (/s).
How this lying demented old dumb-bell got to be president is a nightmare.
Biden violated every American principle out there.
They need to have professional auditors review the Navarro report and develop controls to prevent every type of fraud and irregularity. And then we need legislation and/or court orders to enforce those goals.
We also need to examine the claims made against the voting software companies and the controls allegedly in place. And put in place additional controls and preventive measures to stop and prevent electronic fraud.
While it would be nice to catch and prosecute individuals committing fraud in the past, it's more important to get the controls in place for the future.
But we need to legislate severe penalties for violating any of the controls from allowing observers to internet connections to chain of custody...everything.
The legislation for the added controls needs to be both at the state and federal level.
2) If we can't stop vote by mail, then we need to counter the influx of low information voters.
Which means that we need to educate those voters. To educate them, we need ways of reaching them outside of the MSM. We need to take over some of the MSM so that we can reach them.
That means we need ways of reaching and educating:
Perhaps we should even have educational campaigns in the countries the immigrants are coming from.
Things we need to educate them on:
To mix some metaphors...
The horses have left the barnm and we’ll never get the worms back into the can without a major and awful collapse and restoration of reasonable voting parameters.
Since the Kommies are in charge now, that won’t happen without a complete breakdown first. NOT something any sane person hopes for; but I don’t see a fix a possible lacking it.
They’re corrupting the vote so call them on it and say no.
Joe Stolen will deem Susan Rice a “good and faithful servant”. Like that was supposed to be a compliment.
Just keep recounting the votes until the Democrat wins. Yeah, that’s the ticket.
To Hell with ‘ vote by mail ‘ !
Give us back our polling places!
Voting on ELECTION DAY ONLY !
Requiring voter ID!
Here in Hawaii we had our voting rights to vote in Election Day, at our traditional polling places , stripped away from us , by a Democrat dominated State Legislature , and an authoritarian Governor, with ZERO PUBLIC PLEBISCITE....
It was forced upon us .
Who do these people think they are?
One Party, One Vote.
Where did we hear that before?
Expanding what his definition of expansive (or was it extensive) is .
Applicable in either regard and should be stopped
“Rewarding Incompetence” - the motto of the Biden Administration
this is the total opposite of merit-based hiring ... putting the idiots in charge again
THat woman should have no business in any adminstration. Proven liar. Why are Democrats teflon covered?
HR 1 is legalized election Fraud.
Biden let the cat out of the bag a few days ago when he blurted out that there might not even be a Republican Party by 2024.
Massive voter fraud will overwhelm the voting process. More people will vote than we have actual citizens. They will allow illegals and foreigners to vote in our elections because America is made up of peoples from all nations, thus every nation on earth actually should be voting in our elections because what Amerika does affects all the world, so everyone should have a voice in what we do and whom we elect. Thus, the Marxist’s will win. I don’t think I will ever see another Republican president. Ever, never, again. Voter fraud will be so ingrained by the time the next presidential election comes around, a Marxist will win. Hell this election said that Tiny Joe “Braindead” “the Lying Thief” “The Red Chinese Aider and Abider” Biden got MORE VOTES THAN ANY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!!!!! Like holy wow!!! He was the most POPULAR vote gitter ever!!! WOW!!! B.S. THAT is the answer. More votes than voters. Hell, I could win with those odds.
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