Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Federal judge orders Republicans to reveal poll-watching deal with Donald Trump campaign

A federal judge has ordered the Republican National Committee to reveal any plans it has to coordinate poll-watching schemes after Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to be on the look out for voter fraud in heavily Democratic areas.

The Democratic National Committee asked a federal judge in New Jersey last week to block the RNC from supporting efforts — which would discourage minorities from voting — based on Trump’s baseless claims that the presidential election is “rigged.”

On the campaign trail, Trump has called for his supporters to “watch the polling booths” while speaking in Democratic-leaning locations like Philadelphia.

Full post http://www.salon.com/2016/11/01/federal-judge-orders-republicans-to-reveal-poll-watching-deal-with-donald-trump-campaign/

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