Kris Kobach

Trump Dissolves Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (Video)

Trump Dissolves Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (Video)

Resistance is not futile. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced an end to the controversial Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI), convened in the spring to feed into Trump’s fiction about three to five-million illegal voters casting fraudulent ballots last November. Its demise is attributed to federal lawsuits, including from one of its own members, and resistance from states that […]

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

There is so much going on already this week for which we progressives should be thankful. But if you’re able to tear yourself away from Paul Manafort’s indictment, here is something else to look forward to. Thanks to the efforts of Democratic senators Cory Booker (NJ), Michael Bennet (Colo.), and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), the Government […]

Bush Ethics Lawyer: Repubs In Bed With Bannon ‘Betray Their Country’ (TWEET)

Bush Ethics Lawyer: Repubs In Bed With Bannon ‘Betray Their Country’ (TWEET)

In today’s Republican Party, standing up to Donald Trump has become a hazardous exercise. Anyone who does so risks facing the full wrath of Breitbart News and its chairman, Steve Bannon. As part of his “#War” on anyone who dares stand in the way of Trump’s drive to “Make America Great Again,” Bannon has vowed […]

ACLU’s Voting Rights Battle: A Showdown Against Kris Kobach’s Voting Commission

ACLU’s Voting Rights Battle: A Showdown Against Kris Kobach’s Voting Commission

On October 1, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) launched a nationwide effort to expand voting rights. Faiz Shakir who is the ACLU’s national political director told McClatchy last month that this was their chance to go on the offense. Shakir told the media outlet that the entire time, voting rights advocates had been playing […]

These Guys Have Some ‘Splainin’ To Do About Their Ties To Breitbart, Bannon, And Milo (TWEET)

These Guys Have Some ‘Splainin’ To Do About Their Ties To Breitbart, Bannon, And Milo (TWEET)

In a sane world, a lot of careers should have ended when Buzzfeed revealed the strongest evidence to date that Breitbart doesn’t merely give succor to racists, Nazis, and white supremacists. It is actively involved in a campaign to normalize and mainstream hate and bigotry. Notably, Breitbart’s once–and presumably future–star, Milo Yiannopoulos, actively collaborated with […]

WATCH MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson Destroy Kris Kobach For Lying About Dreamers

WATCH MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson Destroy Kris Kobach For Lying About Dreamers

Not long before the Trump administration announced their decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program instituted by President Obama which protects some 800,000 undocumented young people who were brought to the United States by their parents, MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson spoke with lifelong racist and anti-immigration spokesperson Kris Kobach. Kobach began by saying […]

Breitbart Has Another PAID Friend In The West Wing (TWEET)

Breitbart Has Another PAID Friend In The West Wing (TWEET)

For most of the last few weeks, we were led to believe that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was weeding out alt-right influence on Donald Trump. Steve Bannon, the once and future boss of Breitbart News, the alt-right’s favorite “news” site, was pushed out as chief strategist. Soon afterward, former national security columnist […]

States Tell Kobach To ‘Kick Rocks’ With Latest Request For Voter Info (TWEETS)

States Tell Kobach To ‘Kick Rocks’ With Latest Request For Voter Info (TWEETS)

Earlier this spring, Donald Trump created a commission on “election integrity,” ostensibly to review concerns about the manner in which elections are conducted. The real purpose, however, soon became apparent–to troll for “proof” that Trump only lost the popular vote due to massive voter fraud. The commission’s vice chairman and operating head, Kansas secretary of […]

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

MS Secretary Of State Was For Sharing Data With Kobach Before He Was Against It (TWEET)

Earlier this month, Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, the operating head of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, asked all state election officials to provide detailed data on registered voters– Social Security numbers, party affiliations, military statuses, criminal histories, voting records, the lot. Kobach quickly had a bipartisan revolt on his hands. At […]

SC Repubs Put Voter Privacy At Risk, Hand Over Data To Kobach’s Fishing Expedition (TWEETS)

SC Repubs Put Voter Privacy At Risk, Hand Over Data To Kobach’s Fishing Expedition (TWEETS)

Last week, Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity made a sweeping request of the nation’s election officials. The commission, helmed by former Kansas Secretary of State and voter suppression specialist Kris Kobach, wants every bit of information that the states have on the people on the voter rolls–Social Security numbers, party affiliations, military statuses, […]

29 States Defend Voters’ Rights By Refusing To Participate In Mass Voter Suppression (VIDEO)

29 States Defend Voters’ Rights By Refusing To Participate In Mass Voter Suppression (VIDEO)

Vice-president Mike Pence and Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach’s “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity” must be onto something pretty big if it’s requesting voter data from every state in the country. In a letter sent to states Thursday, the commission’s vice-chair, Kris Kobach, said he wants it all–Social Security numbers, party affiliations, voting records, criminal histories, […]

Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Is Putting The Fox In Charge Of The Hen House (VIDEO)

Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Is Putting The Fox In Charge Of The Hen House (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump has formed a commission. It’s not looking into shenanigans Russia is alleged to have engaged in during the election. It isn’t going to probe institutional racism in policing those responsible for extra-judicial killings of unarmed Blacks. It isn’t concerned with the impact of climate change. It isn’t planning on addressing the skyrocketing […]

REVEALED: Meet The Scumbag Who Masterminded Discriminatory Voter ID Laws

REVEALED: Meet The Scumbag Who Masterminded Discriminatory Voter ID Laws

Kris Kobach is one of the most influential and dangerous political minds of our current era. He is the mastermind behind several of the most controversial voter ID laws enacted in recent years. Kobach currently serves as the Secretary of State for the state of Kansas, which is home to one of the most restrictive voter […]