Following Saturday’s chaotic and combative GOP state assembly in Colorado Springs, Congressman Ken Buck (R-Colorado) said the GOP delegates who choose far-right extremist candidates “are not making rational decisions,” but rather are angry about “American weakness.”
Baseless yet relentless Republican attacks on the results of the 2020 election known as the “Big Lie” have trickled all the way down to a small-town, Western Slope mayoral race this week.
During Saturday’s Jefferson County Republican Assembly, Republican candidate for Governor Danielle Neuschwanger criticized the administration of Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO).
After She Called for Indicted Election Official to End Campaign, CO Republican Party Chair Urged To Resign by GOP Leader
Following calls by Colorado Republican executive officers for Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters to suspend her statewide campaign for Secretary of State in response to a ten-count indictment filed against her, members of the GOP State Executive and State Central Committees are criticizing the move as a violation of neutrality in primary campaigns, and at least one is urging the GOP chair, Kristi Burton Brown, to resign or be removed from her position.
“Tina Peters is now a national crusade,” said former Trump advisor Steve Bannon on his Bannon’s War Room podcast Wednesday, joining right-wing conservatives in Colorado who are standing behind Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Peters following her arrest earlier that day.
U.S. Senate Hopeful Eli Bremer & Colo GOP Agree Indicted Republicans Shouldn’t Run, But Differ on Details
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eli Bremer called for Mesa County Clerk and Recorder and Colorado Secretary of State candidate Tina Peters to suspend her campaign after Peters was indicted by a grand jury yesterday.
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.”
A Mesa County grand jury has indicted Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters on 10 counts and Deputy Clerk Belinda Knisley on 6 counts related to an investigation into allegations of election equipment tampering and official misconduct.
At Grand Junction High School yesterday, embattled Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters pitched her candidacy for Colorado Secretary of State to GOP caucus-goers who included Mesa County District Attorney Dan Rubinstein.
“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.”