2020-09-25 13:12:16

"The Election That Could Break America”: Inside How Trump & GOP Could Steal the Vote

As President Trump refuses to commit to accepting the results of the upcoming election, Democracy Now! speak to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barton Gellman, whose latest piece in The Atlantic looks at how Trump could subvert the vote, election results, and stay in power even if he loses to Joe Biden.

“Trump’s strategy is never to concede. He may win, he may lose, but under no circumstances will he concede this election,” says Gellman.

“That’s a big problem, because we don’t actually have a mechanism for forcing a candidate to concede, and concession is the way we have ended elections.”

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. 

Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. 

On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

Missed an episode?  Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

2020 Election Amy Goodman Barton Gellman Democracy Now! Donald Trump Free Speech TV Joe Biden United States

Politics

Democracy Now!

"A Blow Against Neoliberalism": Socialist Wins Bolivia Election a Year After Coup Ousted Evo Morales

"A Blow Against Neoliberalism": Socialist Wins Bolivia Election a Year After Coup Ousted Evo Morales

Democracy Now!

Voter Suppression is a Fires That's Spread Across the United States

Voter Suppression is a Fires That's Spread Across the United States

Rising Up With Sonali

The Republican Plan To Subvert U.S. Democracy

The Republican Plan To Subvert U.S. Democracy

The David Pakman Show

Trump Suggests He'd Leave Country If He Loses to Biden

Trump Suggests He'd Leave Country If He Loses to Biden

Related

Democracy Now!

"A Blow Against Neoliberalism": Socialist Wins Bolivia Election a Year After Coup Ousted Evo Morales

"A Blow Against Neoliberalism": Socialist Wins Bolivia Election a Year After Coup Ousted Evo Morales

Democracy Now!

Voter Suppression is a Fires That's Spread Across the United States

Voter Suppression is a Fires That's Spread Across the United States

Rising Up With Sonali

How Child Care Workers And Those Who Depend On Them Are Organizing

How Child Care Workers And Those Who Depend On Them Are Organizing

Rising Up With Sonali

The Republican Plan To Subvert U.S. Democracy

The Republican Plan To Subvert U.S. Democracy