Wisconsin County Clerks On Election Misinformation: It's So Frustrating
"We're trained for a year and a half or more for this kind of disinformation to come from the Kremlin," Dane County Clerk Scott McDonnell remarked on election misinformation; "we never thought it would be coming from ourselves, from the United States." Aired on 11/18/2020.
President Trump is petitioning for a recount of votes in several Wisconsin counties after claiming fraud. Dane County Clerk Scott McDonnell reacted to the allegations and said he was prepared for disinformation to come from the Kremlin, but not from the U.S. Aired on 11/18/2020. A group of Democratic Senators, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), has issued a new report so voters know what to expect on election night. She tells Lawrence O'Donnell it's important to vote in person if possible or return your absentee ballot in person, that it's okay if results aren't in from every state on November 3rd, and reminds voters to "turn out the vote but tune out the misinformation."
Aired on 10/27/2020. There's been plenty of speculation that election night may be a long one, as ballot counting for the expected record turnout may take some time. But some are also planning to wait out the election inside a so-called doomsday shelter founded by a former Air Force intelligence officer. "We are activating for the election because of possible post-election violence," Drew Miller, founder of Fortitude Ranch, told Inside Edition. "All of our members are encouraged to stockpile weapons," Miller said. Intelligence officials on Wednesday made a major announcement on election security, telling reporters that Iran and Russia have accessed some voter registration data. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge has more.