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‘Treason!’: In Crazed Early AM Rant Trump Falsely Claims He Was ‘Spied On’ – and Promises ‘Long Jail Sentences’

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Trump Quotes Poll That Also Shows ‘Mueller Is More Trusted Than the President and the Attorney General’

President Donald Trump launched an early morning rant on Friday, tweeting out a wide variety of claims and threats while again attacking former FBI Director Jim Comey, again falsely claiming his presidential campaign was “spied on,” and again calling that act “treason” while promising “long jail sentences” for the perpetrators.

Apparently quoting his favorite television show, “Fox & Friends,” Trump suggested there had been a battle between him and his former FBI Director, whom he fired. Trump claims he “won,” but his firing of Comey – which he said on national television was due to the Russia investigation – directly resulted in the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Trump also pointed to a Fox News poll that shows “A majority (58 percent) thinks it is at least somewhat likely the FBI broke the law when it first started investigating the Trump campaign.”

That same poll, as the right wing Newsmax, run by Trump BFF Chris Ruddy reports, shows “disdain for President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr.” Newsmax also says that poll finds “45% of voters describe Barr’s behavior as ‘covering up’ the report, while 33% say he is ‘being transparent.'”

The Fox News poll also found “Mueller is more trusted than the president and the attorney general.”

After his circus-like outbursts of tweets yelling “DRAIN THE SWAMP!” and “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Trump repeatedly yelled “TREASON!”

“My Campaign for President was conclusively spied on,” Trump lied. In fact, the DOJ inspector general investigated Trump’s claim and could find no evidence his campaign had, as he claimed, its “wires tapped.”

“Nothing like this has ever happened in American Politics,” Trump claimed, ignoring the existence of Watergate. “A really bad situation. TREASON means long jail sentences, and this was TREASON!”

There was no spying on Trump’s campaign, and even if there were, it would not be treason. Neither his campaign nor Trump are the federal government, despite his repeated claims to the contrary.

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Stephen Miller Blames ‘the Media’ for Trump Losing 59 Cases but Says ‘Alternate’ Electors Are Voting to ‘Certify’ Him

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White House senior advisor Stephen Miller is blaming “the media” for President Donald Trump losing nearly 60 election cases in court, but says right now “alternate” electors are voting to “certify Donald Trump as the winner of the election.”

Miller, one of the most prominent white nationalists aside from the president working in the White House, appeared on Fox News Monday in his capacity as a “senior Trump campaign advisor,” something experts say at best draws questions of “the appearance of impropriety.”

“The only date in the Constitution is January 20, so we have more than enough time to right the wrong of this fraudulent election and certify Donald Trump as the winner of the election,” Miller said on “Fox & Friends.”

His claim that election was “fraudulent” is a lie. 86 judges across the country in 59 court cases – including at the U.S. Supreme Court – have refused to indulge the Trump team’s lies.

Miller continued to spread falsehoods, while Fox News hosts allowed him to do so unchallenged.

“As we speak,” he then said, “an alternate slate of electors in the contested states is going to vote and we are going to send those results to Congress.”

The Trump campaign can send to Congress anything they like but without each state’s certification by the Secretary of State those documents are meaningless.

Miller also falsely claimed “the media” is to blame for the 59 court case losses.

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade, fresh off his “groveling” interview with President Trump on Sunday, continued to spread Trump’s lies about the election as he spoke with Miller.

But he finally confronted Miller with a few facts.

“Your legal team, in almost every state, 50 times, lost – some with Trump judges. So do you have the worst legal team who just don’t seem to be presenting a good case? Or [are] you just too late and this case should have been brought before the election?”

Miller crafted a remarkably dishonest attack on the whole of America’s judiciary in response.

“What you have to realize is the pressure from the corrupt corporate media to make everybody cave and bend is overwhelming,” he lied. “And so, yes, judges are caving. politicians are caving.”

That’s false.

He then uttered this dangerous call to action: “We need heroes to step up and do the right thing,” before spreading even more falsehoods.

 

 

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‘This Was DeSantis’: ‘Gestapo’ Trends After COVID Whistleblower Says Cops Raided Her Home, ‘Pointed Guns at My Kids’

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Former Florida Department of Health (DOH) data scientist Rebekah Jones, who was fired by Governor Ron DeSantis’s administration after refusing to manipulate coronavirus information, says “state police came into my house and took all my hardware and tech. They were serving a warrant on my computer after DOH filed a complaint. They pointed a gun in my face. They pointed guns at my kids.”

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a statement confirming the seizure of computer equipment, a report in the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper says.

“FDLE began an investigation November 10, 2020 after receiving a complaint from the Department of Health regarding unauthorized access to a Department of Health messaging system which is part of an emergency alert system, to be used for emergencies only,” FDLE spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said.

Jones, who set up her own site to continue to report important coronavirus information, posted this tweet, including video:

“They took my phone and the computer I use every day to post the case numbers in Florida, and school cases for the entire country,” she tweeted. “They took evidence of corruption at the state level. They claimed it was about a security breach. This was DeSantis. He sent the gestapo.”

“Gestapo” has been trending as a result. Take a look at what some are saying:

 

 

 

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Armed Guards at Florida Polling Site Say They Were Sent by the Trump Campaign

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Two armed men set up a tent outside of an early voting location in St. Petersberg, Florida, saying that they were with the Trump campaign.

“The Sheriff [Bob Gualtieri] told me the persons that were dressed in these security uniforms had indicated to sheriff’s deputies that they belonged to a licensed security company and they indicated, and this has not been confirmed yet, that they were hired by the Trump campaign,” said Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Julie Marcus.

“The sheriff and I take this very seriously,” Marcus said. “Voter intimidation, deterring voters from voting, impeding a voter’s ability to cast a ballot in this election is unacceptable and will not be tolerated in any way shape, or form. So we anticipated many things going into this election. Not only cybersecurity, but physical security, and we had a plan in place and executed that plan.”

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said that he would do whatever it takes to protect the authenticity of the election.

“I just don’t want to get too deep into the specifics because we’re trying to balance it,” Gualtieri said. “But I’ll say it’s a combination of uniformed personnel who will be in the area, and also we’re gonna use some undercover personnel just to monitor the situation.”

The guards said they were hired by Trump and would be out at the polling place again tomorrow. It’s illegal to bring a gun to a polling place in Florida.

See the full report below:

 

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