Democrats’ Claims of GOP Voter-Intimidation Plot in Court Nov. 2

Democratic National Committee interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile attends an event at the White House on Oct. 21, 2016, in Washington.

The Democratic National Committee’s accusations that Republican Party leaders are conspiring with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to suppress minority-voter turnout will be considered by a federal judge Nov. 2.

U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez rejected the DNC’s request for a temporary restraining order against the Republican National Committee but said he would make a final ruling after the hearing six days before the election.

Democrats allege the RNC is violating earlier court orders in a New Jersey case first filed in 1981. The GOP denies those claims.

The case is Democratic National Committee v. Republican National Committee, 81-cv-03876, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (Newark).

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