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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 evening. 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 concept of invoking martial legislation to rerun the election. Wilkerson started by equating the President’s associates to “rats” and suggesting he would power Normal Michael Flynn (ret.) again into energetic service simply to ship him to jail:

I feel 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, Normal Flynn — I do not know, if I have been in control of the navy, 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 energetic responsibility after which prosecute him beneath the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You may decide your cost there. Incitement to revolt or no matter. These are determined folks.

 

 

“We have simply been via an election that was monumental. Extra People turned out than every other election since World Warfare II, perhaps 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 an excellent job.”

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

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

“However I feel this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we must always reward the states and all of the folks 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 because of Russia “hacking the election.”

President-Elect Biden’s nominated director for the Workplace of Administration and Funds, Neera Tanden, was a driving power behind the conspiracy principle that Russia hacked election methods 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 related claims in regards to the election.

[H/T to Washington Examiner’s Varad Mehta

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

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

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KATE BOLDUAN: And we’re studying, additionally, it was floated within the Oval Workplace assembly pushing for martial legislation to be able to rerun the election?

COL. LAWRENCE WILKERSON (Ret): I feel 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, Normal Flynn — I do not know, if I have been in control of the navy, 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 energetic responsibility after which prosecute him beneath the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You may decide your cost there. Incitement to revolt or no matter. These are determined folks.

However I bear in mind one thing that Colin Powell used to admonish employees, each navy and State Division fairly often. Do not take counsel of your fears. And I feel that is one of many issues we have to do now.

We have simply been via an election that was monumental. Extra People turned out than every other election since World Warfare II, perhaps 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 an excellent job.

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

However I feel this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we must always reward the states and all of the folks within the states who did it. And now we have to not take counsel of our fears and perceive we’ll get via this. And at midday on the twentieth of January Joe Biden goes to be the brand new president of america.

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

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