In a move rarely advised by campaign consultants, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate may have confessed to a serious crime.
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Republicans repeated baseless election fraud conspiracies while advocating for amendments to a proposed election security bill in the Colorado House of Representatives Wednesday. The claims were part of a Republican filibuster that led to the hearing taking more than nine hours.
U.S. Senate candidate Ron Hanks, a Republican, claimed that members of the Antifa movement caused the violent Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, which Hanks attended.
Following allegations of election fraud, abuse of power, and broken bylaws at last weekend’s Colorado Republican state assembly, some GOP activists and candidates are calling for Chairwoman Kristi Burton Brown to step down.
Colorado GOP Chair Kristi Burton Brown claims Republican election watchers can ignore the required Secretary of State training course that all designated poll watchers are required by law to complete before monitoring elections.
Colorado Republicans announced conspiracist Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ) as the keynote speaker for their annual fundraising dinner next week in Colorado Springs.
MyPillow CEO Defends Indicted CO Clerk: Says Charges Trumped-Up to Cover up Real Crime of 2020 Election Rigging
Earlier today, a Mesa County grand jury indicted Clerk Tina Peters on ten felony and misdemeanor charges relating to the leaking of secure election data, but that hasn’t dissuaded MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell from supporting her. Lindell says he still endorses Peters and that he will “one hundred percent” campaign for her in Colorado, saying “the people want Tina Peters! I’ll be out there sooner rather than later.”
‘Lock Them Up:’ GOP Senate Frontrunner Attacks Bennet and McConnell for Calling Jan. 6 an Insurrection
U.S. Senate candidate and state Rep. Ron Hanks (R-Cañon City) criticized Minority Leader and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as well as U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), for calling the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol an insurrection.
“This is not about Republican and Democrat,” Mesa County, Colorado, Clerk Tina Peters told the audience of election conspiracists. “They try to make it so it seems they’re dividing one party against the other, but it’s not that at all. It’s the globalists who have their thumb on the scales. … So it’s important for us to bring everybody into the fold to let them know what’s going on.”
Republican Senate candidate and state Rep. Ron Hanks (R-Cañon City) is refusing to denounce violence as a last resort if election conspiracists don’t get their way, describing it as one of the “four boxes of liberty.”