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Fox & Friends Host Insists Trump ‘Has a Say in Whether He Wins or Not’



On Fox News Tuesday, with polls on the verge of opening, “Fox & Friends” co-anchor Brian Kilmeade defended President Donald Trump’s repeated demands for the vote count to end on Tuesday night, regardless of how many ballots are still outstanding.

“Jen O’Malley, Joe Biden’s campaign manager, said this: ‘Under no scenario will Donald Trump be declared a victor on Election Night,’” said Kilmeade. “Really? … Isn’t that interesting? I think the president has a say in whether he wins or not. I didn’t know Jen O’Malley would be ultimately deciding who the ultimate victor is.”

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Far Right Rep. Falsely Claims ‘Democratic Machine’ Paid Insurrectionists – After Urging Them to Threaten Lawmakers



U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn claims “the Democratic machine” paid the Capitol insurrections who attempted a coup on January 6 to overt urn the election, after having told Trump supporters to “lightly threaten” lawmakers. The North Carolina freshman Republican made his false claim in the middle of the insurrection, when he took the time to call in to the radio show of a top Trump ally, Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk.

“I believe that this was agitators strategically placed inside of this group — you can call them antifa, you can call them people paid by the Democratic machine — but to make the Trump campaign, the Trump movement, look bad,” said Congressman Cawthorn, a far right grenade thrower who has already aligned himself with the QAnon crop of incoming House Republicans. “And to make this look like it was a violent outrage, when really the battle was being fought by people like myself and other great patriots who are standing up against the establishment and standing up against this tyranny that we see in our country.”

Barely weeks before the insurrection Cawthorn told supporters they could “lightly threaten” lawmakers.

His remarks went unnoticed until Sunday, when The Asheville Watchdog first reported them.

“Only hours earlier,” the Watchdog reported, “speaking at the Jan. 6 ‘March to Save America’ protest in Washington, D.C., Cawthorn shouted, ‘Wow, this crowd has some fight in it!’ He called the protesters ‘lions,’ and repeatedly called his Congressional colleagues ‘cowards’ who were hiding in their offices.”

“It’s on,” he told his followers on Twitter. 

Here’s a portion of Cawthorn’s speech that day:

Here’s Cawthorn talking to TPUSA’s Charlie Kirk (segment begins 4:09:16):

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MAGA Outraged After GOP Official Serves Up Easily Debunked Lie About Why SCOTUS Rejected Texas Voter ‘Fraud’ Lawsuit



“This man is a liar”

A video that shows a Texas Republican elector and State Republican Executive Committee official spinning a blatantly false tale is going viral on social media, with outraged conservatives insisting it is proof the U.S. Supreme Court, and especially Chief Justice John Roberts, are compromised. Some are even calling for the Chief Justice to be arrested.

GOP presidential elector Matt Patrick of Dallas, who cast his vote for President Donald Trump on Monday at the Texas State House, also took to the floor and delivered an easily-debunked fake news story about why, he says, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s frivolous lawsuit – joined by 17 other state attorneys general and 126 Republican members of Congress.

Had it been successful that lawsuit would have voided the votes of voters in four battleground states that Joe Biden won.

Remember, all nine justices said they would have voted against the case had they taken it, but they refused to hear in for lack of standing.

Before you listen to Matt Patrick’s speech, know that conservative attorney Ed Whelan – who clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia, is the President of the right wing Ethics and Public Policy Center think tank, was deputy assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, and is a National Review contributor – totally debunked Patrick’s claims as “an absurd fantasy.”


Patrick’s entire story focuses on a supposed meeting the nine justices had in a “closed room” with no computers or phones at the Supreme Court to debate whether or not to take the Texas case.

As several experts have noted, the Supreme Court justices have not met in person in months, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Patrick refers to a report he claims to have read “online,” describing it as something that “was written by someone who was a current staffer for one of the current Supreme Court justices,” he says in the C-SPAN video also posted to Twitter by producer Howard Mortman:

“I’ll just describe for you the report that I read, and you can make of it what you will,” Patrick tells the Texas group of electors. “He said that the justices, as they always do, went into a closed room to discuss cases they’re taking or do debate. There’s no phones, no computers, no nothing. No one else is in the room except for the nine justices. It’s typically very civil. They usually don’t hear any sound, they just debate what they are doing. But when the Texas case was brought up, he said he heard screaming through the walls, as Justice Roberts and the other liberal justices were insisting that this case not be taken up.”

“And the reason – the words that were heard through the wall when Justice Thomas and Justice Alito were citing Bush vs. Gore, from John Roberts were, ‘I don’t give a ____ about that case, I don’t want to hear about it. At that time, we didn’t have riots.'”

“So what he was saying was that he was afraid of what would happen if they did the right thing. And I’m sorry, but that is moral cowardice. And we in the SREC [State Republican Executive Committee], I am an SREC member, we put those words in there very specifically because the charge of the Supreme Court is to ultimately be our final arbitrator, our final line of defense for right and wrong, and they did not do their duty. So I think we should leave these words in because I want to send a strong message to them.

(It’s unclear what “words” he’s referring to, but immaterial to his false story.)

Here’s Whelan weighing in:

And here’s Andrew Feinberg, Managing Editor of Breakfast Media:

Well-known political scientist Norman Ornstein:

Here’s a conservative going ballistic, rather than checking Patrick’s absurd story. This is Dan Gainor, who works for a right wing media “watchdog” yet can’t fact check this speech:

Of course the story is now showing up in right wing media, again, because they can’t bother to fact-check:

Right wing conservative commentator:

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Trump Attorney Complains Trump-Appointed Judge Who Ruled Against Trump Campaign Part of ‘Activist Judicial Machinery’



Jenna Ellis, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and the Senior Legal Adviser to the Trump campaign is once again being mocked, this time for her near-immediate response to a unanimous 3-0 ruling against the campaign in a Pennsylvania election case.

Ellis says she and Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, have decided that the three judges, who were all appointed by Republican presidents – including the one who wrote the opinion who was appointed by Trump himself – are all part of the “activist judicial machinery” in Pennsylvania.

She is also vowing to take the case – which the judges say has “no merit,” to the Supreme Court.

Ellis was quickly mocked.




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