Michael Steele: "A Stronger Counterattack On Voting Restrictions 1

Michael Steele: “A Stronger Counterattack On Voting Restrictions

 

Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele says that the federal government needs to have a stronger counterattack on voting restrictions as Texas Democrats try to block the passage of a bill in their state. Former Senator Claire McCaskill and New York Times domestic correspondent Nick Corasaniti also discuss.

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81 comments

    1. He is a Republican. Why are we taking advice from a republican? He wants our help to defeat a build it will make it harder for the Republicans to cheat.

    2. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

  1. You can’t compare the voter suppression going on in Texas with the desire of Democrats in the Senate wanting to end the filibuster to protect voting rights and protect our democracy. Anyone who refuses to see that is corrupt and on the side of dark money.

    1. @J. Cleveland
      Yes stupid, when you register, you show your id. When you vote, you need to show your id as well to show that you’re the person that the id belongs to. It aint rocket science, Einstein. If you’re registered, you have an id.
      Show it.

    2. It’s simple: under Georgia law, residents must vote in the county in which they reside, unless they changed their residence within 30 days of the election. However, a basic examination of the data has shown thousands of Georgians may have voted in a county in which they no longer reside, thus making their votes illegal.

      TRENDING: BREAKING: VoterGA Releases Explosive New Report: Fulton County Georgia Recount Included 60% Error Reporting Rate — THOUSANDS of Fraudulent Biden Votes

      This proves that there were potentially tens or even hundreds of thousands of illegal votes cast in the 2020 election, which is on top of all the other irregularities we already know to be true, including (but not limited to):

      Hundreds of thousands of legally required chain of custody documents that are still missing for absentee ballots deposited into drop boxes

      Statistical impossibilities found in vote tabulations, including at least 5 batches of ballots in Fulton County, each appearing with the exact same vote count of 392 for Biden, 96 for Trump, and 3 for Jo Jorgensen

      More than two dozen batches of mail-in absentee ballots scanned twice in tally sheets in Fulton County

      Dozens of sworn affidavits from credible, experienced election workers and voters who, under penalty of perjury, bore witness to other incidents of fraud or illegal behavior

      Yesterday’s damning report comes as no surprise to any of us who have been paying attention. It’s just the latest example of fraud and/or incompetence to surface and mark my words, it won’t be the last.

      And that’s why Republicans are tightening up the laws. Like… Requiring an ID to get an absentee ballot along with signature verification.

    3. @Kevin Davis Dems used the filibuster 326 times in 2020. Yes 326. Dems that were in office in 2020 were apparently “racist and Jim Crow”

    4. Going door to door to spread the China virus Seriously, that is a concern and how would they know their not.

    5. @Hadwell Making it slightly less convenient to vote is not disenfranchising anyone. Most of what you quote is not even in the bill anyway. Drive in voting is still allowed, 24 hour voting was never a thing, and requiring a DL, ID, or SSN to vote by mail is also NOT disenfranchising anyone. If you don’t have a DL or ID (even an expired one), you most certainly have a SSN. So you can stop with the hyperbole. Read the bill and stop parroting what your superiors are telling you to say.

    1. Most new allegations and evidence are based on a VoterGA data team’s analysis of Fulton’s November 2020 mail-in ballot images made public after petitioners won a court order on April 13th and VoterGA lobbying efforts led the Georgia General Assembly to make all images public under Open Records Requests beginning March 25th.

      The team’s analysis revealed that 923 of 1539 mail-in ballot batch files contained votes incorrectly reported in Fulton’s official November 3rd 2020 results. These inaccuracies are due to discrepancies in votes for Donald Trump, Joe Biden and total votes cast compared to their reported audit totals for respective batches. Thus, the error reporting rate in Fulton’s hand count audit is a whopping 60%.

      One type of error discovered involved duplicate results reporting for batches of ballots. The team found at least 36 batches of mail-in ballots with 4,255 total extra votes were redundantly added into Fulton Co. audit results for the November election. These illicit votes include 3,390 extra votes for Joe Biden, 865 extra votes for Donald Trump and 43 extra votes for Jo Jorgenson.

      But it is not simply a case of errors. The VoterGA team found 7 falsified audit tally sheets containing fabricated vote totals for their respective batches. For example, a batch containing 59 actual ballot images for Joe Biden, 42 for Donald Trump and 0 for Jo Jorgenson was reported as 100 for Biden and 0 for Trump. The seven batches of ballot images with 554 votes for Joe Biden, 140 votes for Donald Trump and 11 votes for Jo Jorgenson had tally sheets in the audit falsified to show 850 votes for Biden, 0 votes for Trump and 0 votes for Jorgenson.

    2. Elections have consequences and no until the filibuster is removed they can not do what ever they want !

    3. @Mark Ray Hammer , Scorecard , General mcrtsytal disinfo campaign , Dominion yeah no questions at all though legitimate !

  2. There are 2 and ONLY 2 rights that have been dealt with in the United States Constitution more than once, the right to brew and sell alcohol twice and the right to vote, FIVE TIMES AND THEY STILL WON’T STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

    1. @M0 To be replaced by whom? Trumpian Republicans? That is certainly what will happen in WV. Whichever of the three GOP House members from the shrinking state of WV is redistricted out of his/her seat before the 2022 elections, will run against Manchin in 2024. If he cannot claim to be a Republican in Democratic clothing, a real Republican will get elected. Now, if the Democrats already have 53-54 seats in the Senate in 2023, that won’t make much difference. If not, welcome back Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. I understand less Sen. Sinema’s stance as her state becomes more and more blue.

    2. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

    1. We need to have laws in place that make it illegal to accept any donor money, bribes ect.. They all should be audited regularly.

    2. We must do away of citizens united for goog. We’re by far the largest corporation in the world . Enough is enough.

    3. Why is USA China Friendship superpac allowed to be filed with the fec, never file financials and fund raise for JOE? Look at the tab on their website perks-for-your-contribution, yes that’s a photo of Joe with X.

  3. Until people start voting out the idiots at the state level like the republicans do instead of just focusing on voting for the Presidential election then nothing will change for you. You have to be more clever than your opponents. Turn out for midterm’s. Play the game better than they play it.

    1. @Wandering Monk I agree but it depends on how enthused African Americans and other minorities are about the BS lie that our elections aren’t secure for the reasoning of these bills.

    2. @Kristian Thompson our elections are not secure.
      We need more voter integrity laws like they passed in AZ,Florida” Texas and Georgia.
      We must Do away with universal mail in voting, drop boxes, early voting, ballot harvesting and much more.
      I am all for absentee voting I am completely against universal mail in voting.

    3. @David Goldman D**b A*s I’m not a Democrat or Republican. I’m Independent. I share views on both sides. I’m not tribal. I don’t get fooled by Fox News or CNN. I research before I believe something. I was merely making a point of what Democrats should do in the situation but Geniuses like you assume things and make negative comments without even having a clue.

    4. @Wandering Monk Don’t fall for the BS. Our electricians were fine. This is all a ploy because Republicans are scared that the country is moving more left and they won’t win the elections like they used to. Everything they’re doing right now is going to eventually backfire on them in the future. Just like with Democrats they should just man up take the loss and then come back stronger in future elections instead of trying to cheat. Both political parties have turned into a bunch of whiny little kids that don’t know anything about American values. It’s embarrassing.

    5. @Kristian Thompson well what happened during the 2020 was not fine and no american would think it was.
      Democrats are moving the country to the left there is no guessing about it, it is happening and it is not good.
      Republicans are making gains. Right after the election Biden lost 13% of his base after they found out the main stream media covered up Hunter stories.
      I do not fall for the bs I follow the truth

  4. With respect, Ms McCaskill, you can’t “both sides” this. When one side is using minority rules to obstruct the restriction of voting rights and the other is standing in the way of expanding voting rights (note that the two parties just mentioned are acting in OPPOSITE directions), just because the same toolset is being used doesn’t mean it’s the same thing. I’m so tired of this equivocation. From a former Senator, even. She should be ashamed. “No, we can’t support the revolutionaries, because they’re using the written word, just like their dictatorial leaders! Both sides!”

    1. @Drought Tolerant They are not breaking any laws: state or otherwise! Do some research before you break out your Cracker Jack Law Degree. Thank you.

    2. @Sammy4549 try asking a question of our current president and then get back to me on the dictator stuff!

    3. @Kevin Turner Biden’s not doing anything dictator like. Besides HE was properly elected. And there are those who were sick of Trump’s BS. Look at Pence, who didn’t try to tear the constitution up and make up new rules.

    4. Please move out of Texas. I’m from Cali. Thanks in advance.

      MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

  5. I like Claire M, but I think she protested too much. I was so disappointed to hear her compare what the Texas Democrats are doing to the use of the filibuster. Michael Steele is right it turns out, that many Democrats just don’t get just how critical things are. Stop being defensive of your party Claire and open your eyes – for the sake of democracy!!!

    1. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

  6. Most important legislative goals for this year: 1) Make filibuster rules so that it can be used to give a platform to present opposition views, but has a time limit so that it cannot be used to override majority legislation, 2) Appoint more supreme court justices to balance the court, and 3) Pass federal laws mandating free elections and preventing voter suppression laws from being implemented.

    1. first start with bidens home state! majority by one is a terrible idea and borders on a type of legislative fascism ! more judges then rep win and they appoint more and then dems win and more still. stupid stupid stupid

    2. Can we go ahead and stop pretending as if you know anything? And that you aren’t at all a 12 year old fan boy hoping their favorite WWE star will win?

      1.) The entire point of the filibuster is to give a platform to opposing views (AKA the people you consider WW2 Germany w/ zero evidence of such a thing). That’s why Democrats want to get rid of it now while they have some kind of “majority” on power and they see losing in the near future.
      2.) It is odd to demand more than an odd number of Supreme Court Justices. Again you just want your team to win… sad IMO
      3.) Asking for an ID isn’t voter suppression, that’ just you being a lemming and repeating the things the people on TV said. Like a bad Ron Burgundy joke…

    1. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

  7. The most Incredible, Unbelievable and DISGRACEFUL menace to our DEMOCRACY has come from the SUPREME COURT who has decided TO RESTRICT THE VOTING TO
    “SOME AMERICAN CITIZENS”. This is our SUPREME COURT??? THE WHOLE WORLD IS SHAKING THEIR HEADS IN DISBELIEF.

    1. the koch brothers have been working on this since the 1970s. They created the “Federalist society”, along with every political group on the right that exist today…..

    1. Most new allegations and evidence are based on a VoterGA data team’s analysis of Fulton’s November 2020 mail-in ballot images made public after petitioners won a court order on April 13th and VoterGA lobbying efforts led the Georgia General Assembly to make all images public under Open Records Requests beginning March 25th.

      The team’s analysis revealed that 923 of 1539 mail-in ballot batch files contained votes incorrectly reported in Fulton’s official November 3rd 2020 results. These inaccuracies are due to discrepancies in votes for Donald Trump, Joe Biden and total votes cast compared to their reported audit totals for respective batches. Thus, the error reporting rate in Fulton’s hand count audit is a whopping 60%.

      One type of error discovered involved duplicate results reporting for batches of ballots. The team found at least 36 batches of mail-in ballots with 4,255 total extra votes were redundantly added into Fulton Co. audit results for the November election. These illicit votes include 3,390 extra votes for Joe Biden, 865 extra votes for Donald Trump and 43 extra votes for Jo Jorgenson.

      But it is not simply a case of errors. The VoterGA team found 7 falsified audit tally sheets containing fabricated vote totals for their respective batches. For example, a batch containing 59 actual ballot images for Joe Biden, 42 for Donald Trump and 0 for Jo Jorgenson was reported as 100 for Biden and 0 for Trump. The seven batches of ballot images with 554 votes for Joe Biden, 140 votes for Donald Trump and 11 votes for Jo Jorgenson had tally sheets in the audit falsified to show 850 votes for Biden, 0 votes for Trump and 0 votes for Jorgenson.

    2. @Joe Ciavarini the money the bidens received from the Chinese bank.. china joe is bought and paid for..

    1. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

    2. @taz 9 I THOUGHT TAZ WAS THE MORON WITH THE PEE WEE HERMAN RESPONCE TO LOGICAL POINTS?? YOU KNOW THE HITS: ORANGE MAN BAD AND SUCH,. I GUESS TAZ IS A FACIST WHEN OTHERS USE HIS TACTICS.HMMMMMM.

  8. Voting is a federal case, yep, take out the filibuster Now! Pass the For the People Act and SB4 this summer!

    1. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

  9. Manchin, and many others, work for their donors, NOT the American people, not even the ones in their own state. WHY is no one discussing this?!

    1. Most new allegations and evidence are based on a VoterGA data team’s analysis of Fulton’s November 2020 mail-in ballot images made public after petitioners won a court order on April 13th and VoterGA lobbying efforts led the Georgia General Assembly to make all images public under Open Records Requests beginning March 25th.

      The team’s analysis revealed that 923 of 1539 mail-in ballot batch files contained votes incorrectly reported in Fulton’s official November 3rd 2020 results. These inaccuracies are due to discrepancies in votes for Donald Trump, Joe Biden and total votes cast compared to their reported audit totals for respective batches. Thus, the error reporting rate in Fulton’s hand count audit is a whopping 60%.

      One type of error discovered involved duplicate results reporting for batches of ballots. The team found at least 36 batches of mail-in ballots with 4,255 total extra votes were redundantly added into Fulton Co. audit results for the November election. These illicit votes include 3,390 extra votes for Joe Biden, 865 extra votes for Donald Trump and 43 extra votes for Jo Jorgenson.

      But it is not simply a case of errors. The VoterGA team found 7 falsified audit tally sheets containing fabricated vote totals for their respective batches. For example, a batch containing 59 actual ballot images for Joe Biden, 42 for Donald Trump and 0 for Jo Jorgenson was reported as 100 for Biden and 0 for Trump. The seven batches of ballot images with 554 votes for Joe Biden, 140 votes for Donald Trump and 11 votes for Jo Jorgenson had tally sheets in the audit falsified to show 850 votes for Biden, 0 votes for Trump and 0 votes for Jorgenson.

    2. Yes..remember..OATHS OF OFFICE. DO average people…not doing their jobs…get to collect a paycheck until next election ?

    3. @Titoscudd Folks need to realize that BOTH parties need scrutiny…repubs. moreso at this moment but BOTH parties.
      If these politicians want enrichment they should get it by working in the private sector not government. Elect better reps. and for the right reasons.

    1. It appears we are really scared but there is no excuse for our Democrat elected officials to run away and hide. This is absolutely outrageous and this is the second time they have fled the state and failed the people who have elected them. There is also the question of who paid for these two private jets. Who is paying for the hotel rooms in DC that these Texas Democrats are going to stay at. Who is paying for all of this embarrassment for our party.

    2. MSNBC viewer: I trust the same people who told me Robert Mueller would be my hero

      Also MSNBC viewer: Accepting former Bush admin people as hosts who tell me Republicans bad is great!!!

      Still MSNBC viewer: Democrats good, ALL ELSE BAD!!!! I’m a 12 year old pro wrestling fan boy with nothing to offer!!!

    3. Who is scared? Democrats just lost 13 seats in 2020. Lol. Just like Democrat Senator Jim Clyburn said… “If we don’t abolish the filibuster and pass our own voting bill then we’ll lose the house and the Senate.”. Democrats bill doesn’t require an ID or signature verification on absentee ballots. Democrats trying to cheat. Lol.

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