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Friday, August 18, 2017

More Than Half Of Republicans Would Support Postponing The 2020 Election: Poll

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

Despite the president’s record-low approval ratings, a majority of Republicans say they would be willing to postpone the 2020 election if Trump were to propose such a plan. According to the poll conducted by two academic authors and published in the Washington Post, 52 percent support the idea.

The pollsters also found that 47 percent of Republicans believe Trump won the popular vote, while 86 percent believe that millions of illegal immigrants took part in the election. Seventy-three percent think voter fraud happens somewhat often to very often.

Since winning the 2016 election, Trump has insisted that he did, in fact, win the popular vote, “if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally”—a claim that has been repeatedly debunked.…

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#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Explains The Hypocrisy Of Trump’s ‘Working Vacation’

Late Night host Seth Meyers on Monday took “A Closer Look” at President Trump’s 17-day “working” vacation at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. Were you aware of how frequently Trump, on the campaign trail, trashed then-President Obama for golfing? Or that Trump enlisted former CNN contributor Kayleigh McEnany for a cheesy, propagandistic “real news” broadcast out of Trump Tower in New York?

“It’s pizza day in the cafeteria,” Meyers mocked. “But you won’t hear that from thee failing New York Times.”