"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.
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.
Halep faces Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in Friday s semi-finals after the world number 22 saw off Kiki Bertens 6-3, 6-3. Djokovic was, though, dominant on serve throughout, facing only one break point in the opening game of the second set.
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.
So was the White House making stuff up to rationalize Trump's dumping of Comey? Warner said he was offended at Trump's remarks. At one point during the hearing, the chair and vice chair of the committee stepped out for a meeting they "can't put off".
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.
The pair got together to discuss business ties which now , through trade volume and investments, total 12 billion euros. But many local authorities banned campaign rallies, something Erdogan compared to Nazism, causing a diplomatic rift.
Left-leaning Moon Jae-in, who was sworn in as president in the capital Seoul, backs engaging diplomatically with the North. Mr Trump invited Democratic party leader Mr Moon to visit the USA "as early as possible".
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.
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.
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
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.
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.
Trump fires FBI director James Comey
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.
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.
Fox News co-president Bill Shine resigns
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.