WI Rep Pushes For “Forensic Audit” On QAnon Shows

Media Matters reports:

Wisconsin state Rep. Timothy Ramthun is following in the steps of conspiracy theorists in Arizona and elsewhere by trying to initiate a “forensic audit” of the 2020 election in the state. He promoted his effort by appearing on a QAnon program, where he said it was “an honor to be” there and raised doubts about the election results.

Ramthun is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Legislature. On July 15, Ramthun responded to sham “audit” efforts in Arizona and Georgia by requesting “a forensic audit for Wisconsin.” He recently promoted his “audit” push in an interview with The Gateway Pundit, a right-wing outlet that frequently publishes blatantly false information.

He also attempted to appeal to QAnon conspiracy theorists by appearing on the July 28 edition of the Patriots’ Soapbox program The Common Sense Show. Patriots’ Soapbox is a network that has been dedicated to QAnon.

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