Trump cultists

Family Demands Zeldin Remove Ad Showing Unarmed Mentally Ill Man Killed By New York City Cops In 2018

Gothamist reports: The family of Saheed Vassell, a man killed by the NYPD in 2018, is pleading with Republican gubernatorial candidate Rep. Lee Zeldin to remove footage of Vassell’s final moments from Zeldin’s first major television advertisement. Vassell’s family said the use of the video has caused his relatives “terrible pain and suffering.” A narrator tells the audience it is …

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Arizona GOP Chair Begs SCOTUS To Shield Her Phone

NBC News reports: Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to prevent her phone records from being disclosed to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot. The state GOP chair and her husband, Michael Ward, were among 14 of 84 so-called alternate electors subpoenaed earlier this year by the House Jan. 6 committee, citing …

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Cultists Force Ballot Hand Count In Nevada County

The Associated Press reports: A county in Nevada started an unprecedented hand count of its midterm election ballots Wednesday, a process fueled by voting machine conspiracy theories, amid concerns about early results being leaked ahead of Election Day. Nye County, a scrub brush-dotted old silver mining region between Las Vegas and Reno, got clearance for the count from the Nevada …

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Cultists Bombard MO Election Officials With Demands

St. Louis’s Fox affiliate reports: Like most people, McDonald County Clerk Kimberly Bell had never heard of a “cast vote record” before this summer. It’s not a report she’s ever generated after an election in the small county in southwestern Missouri, where she has administered elections for eight years. But like many county clerks and election officials across the country, …

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Oz Scrubs Website Of Posts Against Ex-Gay Torture

Jezebel reports: The Dr. Oz Show’s website appears to have scrubbed all of its 2012 segments about gay conversion therapy, including a three-part interview with an anti-LGBTQ “reparative therapy” advocate, subsequent interviews with advocates at GLAAD and GLSEN rebutting the pro-conversion therapy segments, and a blog post from Oz about the “debate” around conversion therapy. It’s unclear to whom, exactly, …

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New Woman Says Walker Took Her To Get Abortion

The Guardian reports: The lawyer Gloria Allred was due on Wednesday to introduce to reporters a woman who alleges Herschel Walker, the Republican candidate for Senate in Georgia, took her to an abortion clinic to have an abortion. Walker has voiced strict anti-abortion policies but has already been accused of paying for an abortion for another woman. Allred said the …

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Militia Trio Guilty In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

The Detroit News reports: Three men have been found guilty by a Jackson County jury of materially aiding a terrorist and being a member of a gang. This verdict comes after a three-week trial where the Michigan Attorney General’s Office had to prove that Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico provided aid to Adam Fox or Barry Croft, both …

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Turning Point Event Canceled After Proud Boys Brawl

Sacramento’s NBC affiliate reports: UC Davis said it canceled a conservative student-run event Tuesday evening because of a fight outside the venue, including some who might have worn Proud Boys apparel. However, the university said it canceled the event ahead of his speech because of a brawl between about 100 protesters and counter protesters led to pepper spray being used, …

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D’Souza Deletes Libelous Claims From Reissued Book

NPR reports: After an abrupt recall and a two-month delay – along with the threat of possible legal action – the election denial book 2,000 Mules has reached bookstores, though with a few significant changes. Most notably, a passage in the recalled version of the book that accused specific, named nonprofit organizations of involvement in illegal “ballot trafficking” has been …

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Students For Trump Co-Founder Hit With Second DUI After Attacking Candidate For Defending DUI Clients

The Daily Beast reports: A few months ago, MAGA influencer and Students for Trump co-founder Ryan Fournier took some social media shots at a GOP congressional candidate for his legal work representing people accused of drunk driving. But while the right-wing youth activist may not think DUI criminal defense attorneys belong in federal office, he may be grateful to have …

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Bannon Vows Fauci And His Family Will Be “Hunted”

The Independent reports: Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon has issued a threat to Anthony Fauci, saying the president’s chief medical adviser and his entire family are going to “suffer” after the midterm elections next month. “On 8 November, when we destroy the Democratic party as a national political institution and really end the regime, the hunted become the hunters. The …

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Bannon: It’s Not Intimidation To Patrol Polls With Guns

“The people out there watching the box. They don’t like the way some people are dressed, they don’t like them in cammies, they don’t like them, you know, in Arizona law you can have the open carry, they don’t like that. “They’re running around, it’s not gonna change, you can run, and do anything you want. The camera and people …

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War Imagery Used To Recruit Veterans To Menace Polls

ABC News reports: Military planes dropping bombs, battleships at the ready, scores of soldiers marching in the streets — and across the screen flashes the words, “Your country needs you once again.” “Beat the cheat,” the video urges viewers. The footage is from a new recruitment video released by The America Project, an organization led by prominent election deniers Patrick …

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Kirk: Schools Teach “Venomous Anti-White Racism”

Media Matters has the transcript: So I hate talking about race. I do. I hate it because I don’t think race matters at all. I think it’s — I hate the whole conversation around it. But I have to say this next part that might get me in trouble – there is a deliberate and venomous anti-white campaign in our …

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AK GOP Censures McConnell For Backing Murkowski

The Hill reports: The Alaska Republican Party on Monday voted to censure Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for what they called spreading “divisive and misleading statements” about their endorsed candidate in Alaska’s Senate race. The state party added that McConnell’s financial support for incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in the Senate race against fellow Republican Kelly Tshibaka was “in …

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Ted Cruz’s “Voter Fraud” Book Contains No Evidence

The Washington Post reports: “This book is the first inside account of what happened on Jan. 6,” Sen. Ted Cruz said in his practiced manner. The book was released on Tuesday. “And so I take the reader through the events of the 2020 election leading up to Jan. 6. I take them through the evidence of election fraud and voter …

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AZ Voters Seek Restraining Order Against Cultist Group

CNN reports: An association for retirees and an organization for Latino voters are seeking a temporary restraining order against a group they allege is coordinating a campaign of voter intimidation in Arizona. The restraining order request was filed Monday evening with a federal court lawsuit alleging that the group Clean Elections USA and its founder, Melody Jennings, were running afoul …

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Penn State Cancels Event With Proud Boys Founder After Extremists Incite Violence Outside Venue [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Pennsylvania State University canceled a planned comedy event on Monday that was to be co-hosted by the founder of the Proud Boys, a far-right group, after a demonstration against the speakers turned violent. Penn State officials had previously said they would host the event featuring the Proud Boys founder, Gavin McInnes, in the interest of …

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Bannon And RNC Rally Cultists To “Challenge Any Vote”

The Washington Post reports: In Michigan, a right-wing group announced it had launched “Operation Overwatch” to hunt down election-related malfeasance, issuing a press release that repeated the warning “We are watching” 10 times. Supporters of former president Donald Trump who falsely claim the 2020 election was stolen have summoned a swarm of poll watchers and workers in battleground states to …

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Arizona Police Guard Drop Boxes From Armed Cultists

Politico reports: The sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix said Monday he’s stepped up security around ballot drop boxes after a series of incidents involving people keeping watch on the boxes and taking video of voters after they were apparently inspired by lies about the 2020 election. On Friday, deputies responded when two masked people carrying guns and wearing bulletproof vests showed …

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