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Uncontested CNN Visitor: ‘There Was a Little Dishonest’ to Reelect McConnell

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Disconnected from actuality didn’t start to explain what occurred on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront on Monday night time. Retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson was his usual unhinged self when he proclaimed that the 2020 presidential election was good earlier than claiming (with out proof) “there was just a little dishonest” in Kentucky to reelect Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell (R). And fully ignoring the Russian collusion hoax, he claimed Republicans by no means get investigated for dishonest.

And all of it went uncontested by fill-in host Kate Bolduan.

It was a section designed to criticize President Trump for accusations he is entertained from associates who’ve been peddling the bonkers thought of invoking martial regulation to rerun the election. Wilkerson started by equating the President’s associates to “rats” and suggesting he would pressure Common Michael Flynn (ret.) again into lively service simply to ship him to jail:

I believe we’re seeing simply how determined Trump is turning into himself and the way determined the final remaining rats on the ship, if you’ll, have gotten due to that. We see Bannon apparently coming again on scene once more in all probability most ardently searching for a pardon.

We see issues such as you simply identified, Common Flynn — I do not know, if I have been accountable for the army, if I have been the chairman (of the Joint Chiefs) or if I have been the secretary of the Protection appropriately, I would in all probability name Flynn again to lively obligation after which prosecute him beneath the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You’ll be able to decide your cost there. Incitement to riot or no matter. These are determined individuals.

 

 

“We have simply been by an election that was monumental. Extra People turned out than every other election since World Struggle II, possibly even earlier than that when it comes to share,” Wilkerson praised as he continued his rant. “Extra People voted and voted by completely different strategies. States upheld their legal guidelines, upheld their precedents, upheld their protocols. They did a very good job.”

Citing his credential as a supposed Republican, he then urged, with out proof, that there was dishonest within the Kentucky Senate race between McConnell and Democrat Amy McGrath:

Possibly in Kentucky there was just a little dishonest. I believe the Kentucky race that Mitch McConnell was re-elected in towards all percentages that pertained beforehand, and exit polling. And possibly there was one thing there, however you by no means look into the Republicans for dishonest. And I can inform you that. I am a Republican.

“However I believe this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we should always reward the states and all of the individuals within the states who did it,” he then added.

The concept that Republicans have been by no means the topic of dishonest investigations can be laughable if it wasn’t so absurd. The vast majority of President Trump’s time in workplace was marred by the Russia collusion hoax. For 3 years, the media pushed the false narrative that Trump gained in 2016 as a result of Russia “hacking the election.”

President-Elect Biden’s nominated director for the Workplace of Administration and Funds, Neera Tanden, was a driving pressure behind the conspiracy principle that Russia hacked election techniques and adjusted votes for Trump.

Each claims have been outrageous, however they went fully uncontested by Bolduan, who didn’t bat an eye fixed and continued to press on with knocking Trump for his comparable claims concerning the election.

[H/T to Washington Examiner’s Varad Mehta

The transcript is under, click on “broaden” to learn:

CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront
December 21, 2020
7:05:02 p.m. Japanese

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KATE BOLDUAN: And we’re studying, additionally, it was floated within the Oval Workplace assembly pushing for martial regulation as a way to rerun the election?

COL. LAWRENCE WILKERSON (Ret): I believe we’re seeing simply how determined Trump is turning into himself and the way determined the final remaining rats on the ship, if you’ll, have gotten due to that. We see Bannon apparently coming again on scene once more in all probability most ardently searching for a pardon.

We see issues such as you simply identified, Common Flynn — I do not know, if I have been accountable for the army, if I have been the chairman (of the Joint Chiefs) or if I have been the secretary of the Protection appropriately, I would in all probability name Flynn again to lively obligation after which prosecute him beneath the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You’ll be able to decide your cost there. Incitement to riot or no matter. These are determined individuals.

However I keep in mind one thing that Colin Powell used to admonish workers, each army and State Division fairly ceaselessly. Do not take counsel of your fears. And I believe that is one of many issues we have to do now.

We have simply been by an election that was monumental. Extra People turned out than every other election since World Struggle II, possibly even earlier than that when it comes to share. Extra People voted and voted by completely different strategies. States upheld their legal guidelines, upheld their precedents, upheld their protocols. They did a very good job.

Possibly in Kentucky there was just a little dishonest. I believe the Kentucky race that Mitch McConnell was re-elected in towards all percentages that pertained beforehand, and exit polling. And possibly there was one thing there, however you by no means look into the Republicans for dishonest. And I can inform you that. I am a Republican.

However I believe this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we should always reward the states and all of the individuals within the states who did it. And now we have to not take counsel of our fears and perceive we will get by this. And at midday on the twentieth of January Joe Biden goes to be the brand new president of the USA.

BOLDUAN: However earlier than then, Ben (Ginsberg), the one– one different factor we do know is now we have reporting that Rudy Giuliani has referred to as over to the Division of Homeland Safety to inquire that if DHS may seize voting machines. Invoice Barr was requested about that additionally in the present day. Let me play for you what he stated.

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