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Executive Order 13799

Executive Order 13799, titled Establishment of Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, is an executive order signed by U. S. President Donald Trump on May 11, 2017; the Trump administration has said the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity would review claims of voter fraud, improper registration, voter suppression. Critics and civil rights groups have argued that such claims are unfounded and that the intent of the order is to enable the suppression of voting rights; the order was subsequently revoked by Executive Order 13820, signed by President Trump on January 3, 2018. During his campaign for President, Donald Trump made numerous claims of large-scale voter fraud occurring in the United States which have been criticized as lacking evidence by commentators including FactCheck.org. In the run-up to the election, Trump asked his supporters to volunteer as "poll watchers" on Election Day, leading to fears from some of voter intimidation. On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump won the 2016 United States presidential election electoral college vote 304 to 227, although his opponent, Hillary Clinton, had received 2.9 million more votes.

After his victory, Trump claimed on twitter that "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." In an interview with Dan Muir just after his inauguration he repeated his belief that registration issues could total millions, referring to a Pew Report, the intent to do an investigation. A few days he vowed in Twitter to open an inquiry. “I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal and those registered to vote who are dead. Depending on results, we will strengthen up voting procedures!”. It was mentioned after his inauguration in January 2017; the Vice President shall chair the Commission, which shall be composed of not more than 15 additional members. The President shall appoint the additional members, who shall include individuals with knowledge and experience in elections, election management, election fraud detection, voter integrity efforts, any other individuals with knowledge or experience that the President determines to be of value to the Commission.

The Vice President may select a Vice Chair of the Commission from among the members appointed by the President. To the extent permitted by law, subject to the availability of appropriations, the General Services Administration shall provide the Commission with such administrative services, facilities, staff and other support services as may be necessary to carry out its mission on a reimbursable basis. Relevant executive departments and agencies shall endeavor to cooperate with the Commission. Insofar as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, may apply to the Commission, any functions of the President under that Act, except for those in section 6 of the Act, shall be performed by the Administrator of General Services. Members of the Commission shall serve without any additional compensation for their work on the Commission, but shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, to the extent permitted by law for persons serving intermittently in the Government service.

Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof. This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations; this order is not intended to, does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. H. R. 3029 titled Combating the President’s Voter Suppression Commission Act was introduced by Representative Marc Veasey Texas 33rd congressional district on June 22, 2017. It would prevent Federal funds from being used to carry out Executive Order 13799. H. R. 3214 titled Anti-Voter Suppression Act was introduced by Representative Cedric Richmond Louisiana's 2nd congressional district on July 12, 2017. It would nullify the effect of the Executive order; the legislative initiatives are in early stages and are estimated by GovTrack at less than one percent chance of success.

Election Assistance Commission List of executive actions by Donald Trump National Voter Registration Act of 1993 known as the Motor Voter Act, requiring state governments to offer voter registration True the Vote, a conservative vote-monitoring organization E. O. 13799 Federal Register Pew Report "Inaccurate and Inefficient / Evidence That America’s Voter Registration System Needs an Upgrade"

HMS K8

HMS K8 was a British K class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness. She was laid down on 28 June 1915 and was commissioned on 6 March 1917. K8 was sold on 11 October 1923, it had a length of 338 feet. K8displaced 1,800 long tons when at the surface and 2,600 long tons while submerged, it had a total length of 338 feet, a beam of 26 feet 6 inches, a draught of 20 ft 11 in. The submarine was powered by two oil-fired Yarrow Shipbuilders boilers each supplying one geared Brown-Curtis or Parsons steam turbine. Submerged power came from four electric motors each producing 350 to 360 horsepower, it was had an 800 hp diesel engine to be used when steam was being raised, or instead of raising steam. The submarine had a submerged speed of 9 to 9.5 kn. It could operate at depths of 150 ft at 2 kn for 80 nmi. K8 was armed with ten 18-inch torpedo tubes, two 4-inch deck guns, a 3-inch anti-aircraft gun, its torpedo tubes were four in the bows, four in the midship section firing to the sides, two were mounted on the deck in a rotating mounting.

Its complement was fifty-nine crew members. Robert Hutchinson, war beneath the waves, from 1776 to the present day