MSNBC 18 Nov 2020

Samantha Power: 'Putin Was Denied' Interfering In The 2020 Election


Samantha Power, the former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, joins Lawrence O'Donnell to explain how foreign actors like Vladimir Putin were unable to "delegitimate the democratic process" through foreign interference in the 2020 election and why fired Trump admin. official Christopher Krebs "did such important work keeping the election straight." Aired on 11/18/2020.

In the 2016 election, 63% of eligible voters in McDowell County, W.Va., did not vote and the 2020 election may yield similar results. NBC News' Morgan Radford spoke with West Virginians who might be planning to skip voting again. Aired on 10/27/2020.
Trump campaign attorney Rudy Giuliani spoke about ongoing election lawsuits during a news conference on Thursday.
Arch-conservative Amy Coney Barrett became the third and latest Supreme Court Justice sworn in under Trump's presidency on Tuesday, just a week before election day.

The 2020 presidential election is perhaps one of the most important elections in modern American history. Now the United States is heading towards election day with an unbalanced Supreme Court with 6 conservative justices and 3 liberal justices.

Will what happened in 2000 repeat itself again? Will the Supreme Court intervene again in 2020?

Maybe, says Yale University law professor Bruce Ackerman.

"One source of concern is that three of the justices were in Florida in 2000," Ackerman says, fearing the possibility of another "lawless intervention" from the Supreme Court in counting votes.

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President Trump and Joe Biden have been spending a lot of time campaigning in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, and Democrats are trying to flip Texas blue for the first time since 1976. CBS Pittsburgh station KDKA's Jon Delano and Politico's Renuka Rayasam joined "Red and Blue" to break down the latest in those states.

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