#US Presidential Elections

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell expects a loss of $65 million in revenue in 2021, he told a news outlet. ((Photo Credit: Instagram/@mikejlindell)

  • Lindell's statement comes after Dominion filed a lawsuit against MyPillow, seeking $1.3 billion in damages
  • Lindell has fasely claimed that last year presidential election was rigged by Dominion
  • Dominion's lawsuit alleges that Lindell used conspiracy theories about elections to boost sales of MyPillow

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US Supreme Court has proactively passed verdicts on pending issues (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • The review was to challenge the three-day extension of deadline to receive ballots in Pennsylvania 
  • US Supreme Court rendered the review appeal as "moot"
  • Justice Clearence Thomas, who was a member of the bench, criticised the verdict

.San Francisco, CA, USA
Twitter suspended the account of the US President Donald Trump after the violent riots on January 6 (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The user base increased to 192 million in the final quarter
  • A 27% spike was seen in the daily active users on Twitter
  • The revenue generated by Twitter was 28% higher than the final quarter of 2019

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Michael Cohen was Donald Trump's legal representation for ten years (Photo Credit: Twitter @MichaelCohen212)

  • A hush amount of $130,000 was paid to Stormy Daniels
  • The payment was made right before the 2016 elections and violated campaign finance laws
  • Daniels filed a defamation suit against Trump for calling her a liar

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The main part of the trial will start on Wednesday. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Donald Trump is accused of inciting the US Capitol violence of January 6, 2021
  • Democratic Senator Patrich Leahy will preside over the trial
  • Trump is the first President in history to be tried after leaving office

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Former US president Donald Trump has doggedly denied he lost the November US presidential election. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Donald Trump had spent the months after presidential election warning of election fraud
  • Joe Biden is declared the winner on November 7, 2020
  • Twitter banned Trump indefinitely on January 8, 2021

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Lou Dobbs' was named a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by voting machine maker Smartmatic. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@HamillHimself)

  • Lou Dobbs has been named along with two other Fox hosts 
  • Dobbs was accused of falsely accusing Smartmatic of manipulating 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump
  • The 5 pm Dobbs’ show will  be called 'Fox Business Tonight' from Monday

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
On Thursday US President Joe Biden gave his first major address about America's foreign policy at the US State Department (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Biden administration decided to retract all support to Saudi Arabia for the Yemen war
  • The cap for refugee intake will be increased to 125,000 from 15,000
  • He demanded an immidiate "relinquishment of power" from generals in Myanmar who initiated a military coup

.New York, NY, USA
Fox News has been known to back false claims of former US President Trump of rigged elections (Photo Credit: Twitter @FoxNews)

  • Smartmatic seeks $2.7 billion under the accusations of defamation and disparagment
  •  The lawsuit also names Mario Bartiromo, Jeanine Pirro, Sidney Powell and Lou Dobbs
  • Fox news spokesperson said, "We will vigorously defend this meritless lawsuit in court"

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US Department of Justice is responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States (Photo Credit: Twitter @DOJPH

  • The probe is based on reports produced by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal
  • Inspector General Michael Horowitz will be launching the probe
  • Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer urged the Department of Justice to launch the investigation