• AG Merrick Garland rebukes dubious ballot reviews 'based on disinformation' and says the DOJ will double its voting rights staff

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about voting rights at the Justice Department in Washington, on Friday, June 11, 2021.
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    AG Merrick Garland says GOP-backed ballot reviews are "based on disinformation."
    A controversial ballot recounting exercise in Arizona is inspiring other efforts around the country.
    Garland said the DOJ will double the number of staff tasked with voting rights enforcement.
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