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MI Sec of State Benson on ‘Meritless’ Trump Lawsuit: ‘An Attempt to Sow Seeds of Doubt’ in Election Process

In a Thursday appearance on ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reacted to President Donald Trump’s campaign filing lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia over the 2020 presidential election. The filings demand better access for campaign observers to locations where ballots are being processed and counted and raise concerns about absentee ballots.

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks at a news conference about election security and later-than-typical results being expected in the state's presidential primary next week on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Romney Building in Lansing, Mich. Benson said clerks will face challenges because it is the first major …

Fake News About COVID-19 in Texas Goes Viral

A story by ABC News regarding Texas’ number of cases and deaths related to the coronavirus since the state’s reopening on May 1 is going viral. The article presents misleading numbers that don’t appear to take increased testing and deaths related to pre-reopening contracted cases into account. An article by the news network’s Houston affiliate directly contradicts the national fake news story.

People wait in line at a free walk-up COVID-19 test site, Friday, May 8, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas' stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic have expired and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has eased restrictions on many businesses, churches, state parks and beaches. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)