The Daily Beast reports:
Donald Trump now has the notion in his head that he could return to the White House in August. But the twice-impeached former president isn’t getting that idea from constitutional scholars or his attorneys. Instead, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell apparently inspired him.
“If Trump is saying August, that is probably because he heard me say it publicly,” Lindell told The Daily Beast on Wednesday.
In the past few weeks, two people close to Trump told The Daily Beast, the ex-president had begun increasingly quizzing confidants about a potential August return to power. What’s more, he claimed that a lot of “highly respected” people—who Trump did not name—have been saying it’s possible.
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EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s insane notion of an August restoration to power was apparently inspired by … MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. https://t.co/Lo9TeVXaO5
— Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) June 2, 2021