MD Judicial Watch Victory, Fitton’s Congressional Testimony, and Coronavirus
Scientific fisticuffs are flying over hydroxychloroquine (HC), the anti-malaria drug enthusiastically promoted by President Trump in the war against the coronavirus. The president—backed by an array of global reports, anecdotal evidence, and outside advisers—thinks HC could be an effective preventative, a weapon for frontline medical personnel, and helpful when administered in the early stage of the virus. Read more.
The lawsuit seeks to permanently enjoin Elrich and Crowel from expending taxpayer money on the cash-benefits program known as the “Emergency Assistance Relief Payment Program” (EARP). Payments under EARP would amount to $500 per single adult, $1,000 per family with one child and $150 per additional child, up to a maximum of $1,450 per family. Read more.
Tune in to Tom Fitton’s recent Weekly Update Podcast as he discusses the insurrectionist movements across America, his testimony before Congress on election integrity, and an important Clinton email update. Read more.
Fitton noted that Judicial Watch has “been involved for almost a decade in ensuring the honesty and integrity of our electoral processes” and “is now the nation’s premier enforcer, public or private, of the election integrity provisions of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).” Read more.
The vote in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee represents the escalation of an election-year GOP campaign to recast the investigations that consumed much of the president’s first two years in office as the product of backroom manipulation, corner-cutting and subterfuge orchestrated by Trump’s political enemies.
The plaintiffs, Sharon Bauer and Richard Jurgena, are represented by the conservative legal group Judicial Watch. In a lawsuit filed May 8, they allege that the county’s new Emergency Assistance Relief Payment program violates federal law.
Democrats have pushed for increased mail-in absentee voting so people can avoid going out to the polls, and Republicans have been accused of voter suppression for largely opposing this. At a Wednesday hearing, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton claimed before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties that it is actually Democrats who are suppressing votes by scaring people with ominous warnings about COVID-19.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing on Wednesday entitled, “Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” with the majority of witnesses liberal activists who support vote by mail because they claim voters could become infected with the coronavirus if they vote at polling places.
Tom Fitton on Capitol Hill: How Can We Protect The Right to Vote During the #COVID19 Pandemic?
Fitton & Bongino: Deep State Cover-Ups on the Clinton Email Scandal, Ukraine Corruption, & #ObamaGate
Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch is Winning The Fight Against MD County’s Illegal Cash Benefits Program