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USA Politics: Voter Suppression: Kemp Loses Vote Purge Suit Brought by Reporter Palast

Nicole Powers for The Palast Investigative Fund

[Atlanta. Georgia-Feb 9, 2020] In an extraordinary and unexpected move, President Barack Obama nominated Federal Judge Eleanor L. Ross HAS DECLARED GOVERNOR BRIAN KEMP THE LOSER IN A LAWSUIT BROUGHT BY INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST GREG PALAST TO COMPEL THE STATE OF GEORGIA TO OPEN UP ITS COMPLETE FILES ON THE MASS PURGE OF OVER HALF A MILLION VOTERS FROM THE ROLLS.

SURPRISING ALL PARTIES, THE JUDGE RULED THAT KEMP’S DEFENSE WAS SO WEAK THAT NO TRIAL IS NEEDED. THE JUDGE ACTED “SUA SPONTE” — ON HER OWN INITIATIVE, UNREQUESTED BY PALAST’S ATTORNEYS.

Palast has been fighting Kemp to release his hidden purge lists and methods for six years, for Rolling Stone, Al Jazeera, Salon, Democracy Now and currently, The Guardian.      Continue reading