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真正清晰的政治是否需要 Penn。诉讼新闻之后拜登的 “太好了”?

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把一些从来没有给出的东西带走是一项挑战。

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媒体媒体真正清晰政治预测乔·拜登将在 2020 年美国总统大选中赢得宾夕法尼亚州,但是在一起诉讼可能 “使 30 万张或更多” 民主党选票失效的消息之后,撤销了该电话。

【结论】

虚假

【原文】

Voting in the 2020 U.S. Election may be over, but the misinformation keeps on ticking. Never stop fact-checking. Follow our post-election coverage here.

On Nov. 9, 2020, Rudy Giuliani, personal attorney to U.S. President Donald Trump, tweeted about the purported media refusal to cover lawsuits he and other presidential allies had filed in an attempt to sow doubt about, or overturn the results of, the 2020 presidential election. In that tweet, he asserted that media company Real Clear Politics had called the state of Pennsylvania for U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden, but had taken that call back following the specter of a lawsuit that would, in Giuliani’s words, “invalidate 300,000 or more crooked democrat votes votes in Philly.”

Former Trump Administration Press Secretary Sean Spicer also made this claim. In fact, as both archived views of RealClear’s elections results page and their Editor-in-Chief Tom Bevan made clear, the site never called Pennsylvania for Biden in the first place, making the claim of a recent switch to a “toss up” therefore indefensible.

As for the lawsuit, the invalidation of 300,000 votes is a fantasy based on a long-shot legal play. While the Trump campaign has filed several lawsuits in the state, the most recent effort at the time of this writing is an effort to prohibit the state from “Certifying the results of the General election,” or, in the alternative, preventing them “from certifying any results from the General Election that included the tabulation of absentee and mail in ballots which do not comply with the Election Code.” The potential violation of election code laws referenced relies on a largely unsubstantiated list of complaints about fairness in poll watching and ballot curing. That case is currently pending.

Because Real Clear Politics never called Pennsylvania for Biden, the claim that it switched its call after news of the Trump campaign’s legal actions is therefore false.

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