"The commission will also include individuals with knowledge and experience in election management and voter integrity", White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders said on Thursday at the White House daily press briefing.
The White House said the commission will review practices that affect the integrity of federal elections-spanning improper registrations, improper voting, fraudulent registrations, fraudulent voting and voting suppression.
Mr Trump won the presidency with an Electoral College victory despite losing to Mrs Clinton by almost three million votes.
"President Trump is trying to create a distraction from actual threats to our democracy, such as ongoing voter suppression and Russia's interference in the 2016 election", said Kristen Clarke of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights.
Read Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details. Days after his inauguration, Trump took to Twitter calling for a "major investigation into VOTER FRAUD", saying that depending on the results of the investigation, "we will strengthen up voting procedures!"
In a lunch meeting with senators in February, Trump said that he and former Republican Sen. He noted that it came in the aftermath of Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.
Trump had previously identified Pence as the person to oversee the commission.
Mr Kobach advised Mr Trump's transition team and has been a leading GOP proponent of tighter voting regulations.
"President Trump says this commission is an effort to protect voting rights but it is really an effort to suppress and intimidate African-American and other minority voters", said Richmond in a statement.
Trump pledged in late January to strengthen the government's ability to protect its computer networks, but then canceled plans to sign an executive order on cybersecurity without explanation. It commissions reports to assess the country's ability to withstand an attack on the electric grid and to spell out the strategic options for deterring adversaries in cyberspace. USA intelligence officials have said they fully expect that Russians will attempt to hack future US elections, after their attempts to influence last year's vote.
The executive order also does not address offensive cyber operations, which are generally classified. Nor does it spell out what type of cyberattack would constitute an "act of war" or what response the attack would invite.
But Duterte said Monday that he was unable to commit to the White House visit, reported Agence France-Presse . Reports emerged Sunday that Trump extended the invitation without first consulting the State Department.
Comey, 56, was nominated by President Barack Obama for the Federal Bureau of Investigation post in 2013 to a 10-year term. Elizabeth Esty, D-5 District, and John Larson, D-1st District, also joined the call for a special prosecutor via Twitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emma Watson had high praise for MTV's move to remove gender qualifiers for its Movie and TV Awards. But to me, it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes.
Guests will be able to fill a box with multiple items, and then have those orders shipped to their homes for a low flat fee. The program is now being tested out by some of the company's employees at its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn.
Yes - the match will be televised on Sky Sports in the UK. "Overall, I must say as well that they have had good teams". Though a penalty from Santi Cazorla and a great volley from Aaron Ramsey nearly salvaged something for Arsenal.
The news was especially positive for non-euro Britain which would continue growing healthily despite the unknowns of Brexit. Moscovici said that "the high uncertainty that has characterised the past 12 months may be starting to ease".
Shine and Jack Abernethy were appointed co-presidents in August to lead Fox News in the wake of Ailes' departure. Others said Hannity could be leaving as early as Monday or Tuesday, or next week, given Shine's departure.
The series returns to Houston on Thursday, where the Rockets fight for the opportunity to extend this series to its deciding game. On offense, it would make sense for Popovich to dump the ball inside to Aldridge or Gasol knowing that Houston will go small.
China tests new missile near Korea
However, while the DF-26 could be useful against THAAD, China also has several other missiles that are up to the task, he said. Ahead of the exercise, the U.S. carrier group also held joint drills with the Japanese navy.
PM Modi speaks to new South Korean President
Moon later spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and agreed to hold a bilateral meeting soon, Seoul and Tokyo said. South Korea and the United States began deploying the THAAD system in March and it has since become operational.
Coca-Cola HBC First-Quarter Revenue Up Despite Late Easter
Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of The Coca-Cola from a c+ rating to a b rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. The Coca-Cola Company (KO) belongs to the "Consumer Goods" sector with an industry focus on "Beverages - Soft Drinks", with Mr.
Kiwi, Canadian dollars sink on domestic woes
The New Zealand dollar fell Thursday following the central bank's latest monetary policy decision. The kiwi advanced to 69.34 USA cents as at 8am in Wellington from 69.01 cents late yesterday.
Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after standoff
Around noon Wednesday, Ballard approached a vehicle parked in the lot of a Wawa at Route 40 and Salem Church Road. Ballard had been on the force for more than eight years and was assigned to patrol at Troop 2, Glasgow.
Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous
District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco was the latest blow to Trump's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. The lawsuit on February 3 in the federal court requested for an injunction to halt the enforcement of the order.
Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
Since a win might mean another lengthy rest period the Dubs goal should be to focus on refining all aspects of their game. The furious Warriors forward began barking into ear of official Bennie Adams and had to be pulled aside by Stephen Curry.
Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill
On Sunday , establishment Republicans touted the narrowly-passed Trump healthcare reform as an end to the era of Obamacare. Democrats said it would make insurance unaffordable for those who need it most and leave millions more uninsured.