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President-elect Joe Biden is denouncing President Donald Trump as the “most irresponsible president in American history.” Biden warned that “incredibly damaging messages are being sent to the rest of the world about how democracy functions.” (Nov. 19)

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The claim: Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic have closed and their executives are on the run

In the weeks since the election, numerous false claims have cropped up about Dominion Voting Systems, a company that sells electronic voting software used to help conduct elections across the United States.

Some users claimed that the company’s machines deleted and switched votes cast for President Donald Trump. USA TODAY debunked that.

Others claimed links between the company and Democrats, like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Diane Feinstein. USA TODAY found those claims to be misleading, too.

Smartmatic, another company that makes electronic voting software, has also been the subject of post-election misinformation