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Russia channels Trump amplifying false claims about mail-in voting fraud

An intelligence bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security warns that Russia is attempting to sow doubt about the integrity of the 2020 elections by amplifying false claims that mail-in voting will result in widespread fraud, an assertion that has been repeatedly pushed by President Donald Trump, according to a congressional source with direct knowledge of the document who confirmed its veracity.

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Fact-check: In repealing Obama-era rule, Trump makes false claims about low-income housing, crime and the suburbs

As his support among the white suburban voters who helped propel him to the presidency has cratered, President Donald Trump has increasingly aimed to stoke fear and racial division at a time when the country faces a national reckoning on race. In recent months, the President has called Black Lives Matter a "symbol of hate," while also defending the Confederate flag.

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Trump makes false claims about his swing state polling

Less than 100 days out from the election, President Donald Trump pushed back against criticism that his handling of the coronavirus pandemic is negatively impacting his bid for a second term. At a briefing in North Carolina on Monday, Trump claimed his poll numbers were "very good," referring especially to a few battleground states.

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Analysis: What you need to know about vote-by-mail

President Donald Trump in recent days has resurfaced and repeated false claims about voter fraud in the US. Specifically, the President has suggested that mail-in voting -- which many are pushing to expand in light of the coronavirus pandemic -- is particularly susceptible to fraud, casting it as a lawless, unregulated exercise.

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How Covid-19 misinformation like 'Plandemic' keeps going viral

Despite pledges from the big social media companies to remove dangerous coronavirus misinformation, from false causes to false cures, Silicon Valley and fact-checkers around the world are struggling to stem the flow of false claims about the pandemic.

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