AZ GOP Walks Back Insane “Drug Cartel Bribery” Claim

The Associated Press reports:

Arizona’s Republican-controlled Legislature has for years entertained a host of unsupported theories about fraudsters manipulating election results since Donald Trump’s loss in 2020.

But lawmakers reached a limit for what they will tolerate last week, when a daylong hearing about elections ended with a presentation accusing a wide range of politicians, judges and public officials of taking bribes from a Mexican drug cartel.

House Speaker Ben Toma and Senate President Warren Petersen, both Republicans, pinned blame for the presentation on Rep. Liz Harris, a newly elected Republican who led a door-to-door canvassing effort searching for proof of fraud following the 2020 election.

Read the full article. Watch the clip. Two days ago the claims went wildly viral on Twitter thanks to the usual QAnon freak shows.