Bill Nelson

No, Bill Nelson’s Florida Election Hacking Claim Is Not Vindicated

Bill NelsonThere were a lot of high fives on lefty Twitter this afternoon after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the FBI had informed his state that Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two counties before the 2016 presidential election. This, they claim, is vindication for former Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, who warned of Russian hacking in the Florida's electoral system during the 2018 election. Many gleefully noted the Washington Post Fact Checker had (evidently erroneously) given Nelson "Four Pinocchios" for his claims.

Scott Campaign Calls Latest Nelson Lawsuit a ‘Legal White Flag of Surrender’

Republicans say lawyer Marc Elias trying to 'pile up the billable hours' on Nelson

The campaign of Florida's Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott immediately wrote off a Monday morning lawsuit filed by Democrats asking Florida officials to count vote-by-mail ballots received after the polls closed on Election Day, calling it a "frivolous and laughable" legal move.