NYT Columnist: People Are Being “Lulled” into a False Sense of Security as Republicans Back Trump’s Election Lies

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“It’s happened like in the last couple of weeks, where everyone fell into line and people like (House Minority Leader) Kevin McCarthy ― their willingness to politically prostitute themselves in order to, you know, get the speaker of the House ― it is breathtaking that someone would sell their soul that shamelessly,” he observed.

“Now, imagine, if he would do that, what will they do once they’re in power to keep power? We are in real danger here,” he said.

You can watch the interview below.

Trump’s falsehoods have taken center stage again this week after Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) pushed back against them, affirming that the 2020 general election “was not stolen.” Trump had earlier issued a statement calling the 2020 election “the big lie.”

There is no evidence to support the ex-president’s claims of widespread election fraud.

A statement from the federal Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), part of a joint statement from the Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council and the Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Executive Committees, revealed the agencies found “no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.” The statement went on to refer to the 2020 general election as “the most secure in American history.”