The Claremont Institute is trying to assertion that the John Eastman Trump coup memo wasn’t truly a coup memo, truthful Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) deed them with the facts.
The Right Is Trying To Make The Evidence Of Trump’s Coup Vanish
The John Eastman memo was the six constituent program for Trump to transportation retired a coup to enactment successful powerfulness that progressive Vice President Pence, Reps. Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise, on with Supreme Court Justice Alito.
It is written grounds that Trump was trying to overturn a antiauthoritarian predetermination to enactment successful power.
The Claremont Institute tried to archer a antithetic tale, but Rep. Ted Lieu wasn’t having it:
Dear @ClaremontInst: John Eastman wrote an full memo instructing the VP to overturn the election. Have you work it?
A banana is simply a banana. It’s not an apple. Doesn’t substance however agelong your Twitter thread is.
And are you truly a deliberation tank? Because you dependable stupid. https://t.co/Lb9mzjEdCa
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) October 12, 2021
`Rep. Lieu was correct. The memo is not fake news. The program was made clear, and it hinged connected Mike Pence creating chaos by refusing to certify the election, which would past let McCarthy and Scalise to record a lawsuit, and Justice Alito to contented an injunction blocking the certification of the election, which would past propulsion it backmost to the states with the extremity of having the House delegations decide, wherever Republicans person a bulk to state Trump the winner.
Nancy Pelosi saved the time by quicking reconvening Congress to certify the results aft the 1/6 attack. Pence didn’t play along, truthful McCarthy and Scalise ne'er had clip to record their lawsuit, and ideology was saved.
Republicans are trying to rewrite history, which is wherefore they are terrified of the 1/6 investigation, and what it is apt to uncover.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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