Washington. After failure Donald Trump In the 2020 US presidential election, the military should be ordered to confiscate voting machines. “We have information that a plan has been hatched within the judiciary to seize the voting machines in the country and use the Department of Defense funds,” Penny Thompson, chairman of the U.S. Capitol Stomping Committee, said Sunday. American TV
The news website “Politico” reported on Friday on the draft of a presidential decree ordering the military to confiscate voting machines. It has not been signed on paper since December 2020 and this is one Hundreds of documents were handed over to the commission of inquiry by the National Archives.
It is not clear who wrote the draft. According to Thompson, the panel has already spoken with former Attorney General William Barr and members of the Department of Defense.
“Nothing like that”
“If the military is used to confiscating voting machines (…), the public should know about it. There has never been anything like that,” Thompson said. He emphasized that the decision was not a signal of a formal antitrust inquiry into the allegations.
But the draft is reason enough to assume that confiscation was proposed. The team’s task now is to find out how far these projects have come.
One year after Trump came to power, he did not admit his electoral defeat and claimed victory through fraud. He has no evidence. Dozens of cases have failed in court. In early December 2020 he withdrew from supporting Trump, declaring that despite his boss’ claims, there was no evidence of large-scale voter fraud. He announced his resignation two weeks later – leaving the government before the end of Trump’s term on January 20.
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