ABC News reports:
“Betrayal reports that Sydney Powell, Michael Flynn’s former lawyer who was then advising President Trump, called senior Trump intelligence official Ezra Cohen and tried to enlist his help with one the most far-fetched claims about the election, involving then-CIA Director Gina Haspel.
“Gina Haspel has been hurt and taken into custody in Germany,” Powell told Cohen, pushing a false conspiracy theory that had been gaining steam among QAnon followers, according to the book. “You need to launch a special operations mission to get her,” Powell said.
Powell, according to the book, was pushing the outlandish claim that Haspel had been injured while on a secret CIA operation to seize an election-related computer server that belonged to a company named Scytl — none of which was true.
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Pro-Trump lawyer tried to instigate “special ops mission” in Germany to sell election lie, book says https://t.co/6LG7Pq1n5h
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) November 16, 2021