MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow said Lee’s denials about her role in Trump’s coup are not true and the people of Utah are taking notice.
Maddow said of Senator Lee (R-UT):
He had been supporting it since December 8, 2020, but told Bob Woodward and Robert Costa that he didn’t learn about the plan until January 2 and was shocked when he heard about it. It just isn’t true. What he represented about how out of this process he was simply isn’t true.
The text messages also show that Senator Lee continued to work and promote that scheme privately, behind the scenes, until two days before the January 6 attack. He would later claim that he knew absolutely nothing about it, but he was working behind the scenes trying to get states to carry out this plan to take sides with the false voters and then overturn the elections.
Mike Lee was also working to pressure states not to certify the results and instead send a list of Trump voters to throw the election into chaos.
Senator Lee was involved in Trump’s coup. The Salt Lake City Grandstand recently ran an editorial asking Lee to confess.
Mike Lee is guilty of participating in a crime against the United States. If he had believed his actions were legal, he would not have lied about it and it may be up to the Justice Department to determine if he has committed a crime.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in political science. His undergraduate work has focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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