Tag Archives: Sidney Powell

Texas Appeals Court Tosses Bid To Disbar The Kraken

Law & Crime reports: The so-called “Kraken” of the legal system has won a personal and professional victory in the Lone Star State. On Thursday, a Dallas-based court of appeals upheld a trial court decision that decided against any form of discipline for attorney Sidney Powell over her November 2020 lawsuits that sought “to prevent the certification of election results …

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Supreme Court Rejects Appeals By Kraken Attorneys

CNN reports: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to revisit sanctions levied against two pro-Trump attorneys who filed frivolous lawsuits challenging the outcome of the 2020 election in Michigan. Sidney Powell and Lin Wood filed separate appeals asking the justices to review sanctions imposed by a US district court in 2021. Though their cases involved several technical arguments, both claimed …

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BOOK: The Kraken Asked For “Preemptive Pardons”

From a coming book about the 2020 election: The idea was to tap ex-intel operatives who would break into election offices in swing states and seize Dominion voting machines and servers so they could prove the equipment had been hacked by foreign powers. The operatives would need hunting licenses in order to fulfill their mission. “Hunting licenses? What in the …

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Smartmatic Accuses OAN Of “Criminal Activities”

CNN reports: In the wake of the 2020 election, the president of the far-right network One America News sent a potentially explosive email to former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell, with a spreadsheet claiming to contain passwords of employees from the voting technology company Smartmatic, according to court filings. The existence of the spreadsheet was recently disclosed by Smartmatic, which …

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GA Official Brandishes Restitution Check From Kraken

Raw Story reports: Gabriel Sterling, the Republican chief operating officer of the Georgia Secretary of State’s office, took a victory lap on Wednesday when he brandished a check his office had received from former Donald Trump attorney Sidney Powell. Sterling spoke to reporters about false accusations leveled by former President Trump and his supporters about the integrity of Georgia’s elections …

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The Kraken Claims Her GA Guilty Plea Was “Extorted”

The Insider reports: On her social-media accounts, Sidney Powell has continued to push claims that the 2020 election was rigged and that prosecutors in Georgia who brought the criminal case against her were politically motivated. The newsletter published by her dark-money group has shared articles arguing the Fulton County district attorney, Fani Willis, “extorted” her guilty plea. She has shared …

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When Giuliani Described The Kraken As Trump’s Lawyer

“This is representative of our legal team. We’re representing President Trump and we’re representing the Trump campaign. When I finish Sidney Powell and then and then Jenna Ellis will follow me and we will present in brief the evidence that we’ve collected over the last I guess it is two weeks.” – Rudy Giuliani, in a resurfaced November 2020 video …

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Trump Claims The Kraken Was “Never My Attorney”

Posted this morning to Trump’s Truth Social account: Sidney Powell was one of millions and millions of people who thought, and in ever increasing numbers still think, correctly, that the 2020 Presidential Election was RIGGED & STOLLEN, AND OUR COUNTRY IS BEING ABSOLUTELY DESTROYED BECAUSE OF IT!!! Despite the Fake News reports to the contrary, and without even reaching out …

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Rioters’ Lawyers Furious Over The Kraken’s Plea Deal

Politico reports: When Sidney Powell, a top ally of Donald Trump, pleaded guilty Thursday to crimes associated with the 2020 election, lawyers for many Jan. 6 defendants were stunned by her relatively meager sentence: six years of probation and a modest fine. For years, those lawyers — and some judges — have lamented that the thousands who breached the Capitol …

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CNN Analyst: Kraken Deal Is “Devastating” For Trump

“It’s important to remember who Sidney Powell is, she’s one of Donald Trump’s closest loyalists. She’s somebody who Donald Trump has claimed he relied on her advice to proceed in his effort to try to steal this election. “This is a major breakthrough for prosecutors, potentially a devastating development for Donald Trump, because what’s going to happen now is Sidney …

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BREAKING: The Kraken Pleads Guilty In GA Plea Deal

The New York Times reports: Few defenders of Donald J. Trump promoted election fraud theories after his 2020 defeat as stridently as Sidney K. Powell. In high-profile appearances, often alongside other members of the Trump legal team, she pushed conspiracies involving Venezuela, Cuba and China, as well as George Soros, Hugo Chávez and the Clintons, while baselessly claiming that voting …

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Bernie Kerik’s Lawyer: He’s Got The Dirt On The Kraken

“When they talk about people putting out knowingly false claims, Kerik and others are gonna be able to point right over at Sidney Powell and say, ‘Hey, what they’re accusing us of, she did.’ “And then he’s gonna be able to testify about, that’s why she was fired. That’s why, you know, President Trump told her she wasn’t allowed back …

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Kraken And Chesebro Lose Attempt To Sever Cases

The Daily Beast reports: A judge in Georgia on Wednesday denied motions from two co-defendants to sever their cases from one another in the sprawling racketeering prosecution against Donald Trump. Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee handed down the decision after more than 90 minutes of arguments from prosecutors and defense counsel. The ruling is a win for Fulton County District …

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CNN: Special Counsel Is Zeroing In On The Kraken

CNN reports: Special counsel Jack Smith is still pursuing his investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election a month after indicting Donald Trump for orchestrating a broad conspiracy to remain in power, a widening of the probe that raises the possibility others could still face legal peril. Questions asked of two recent witnesses indicate Smith is focusing on how …

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Chesebro Implores Court: Sever My Case From Kraken

The Hill reports: Kenneth Chesebro, an attorney charged in the 2020 Georgia election case for aiding in the fake electors plan, made clear to a state judge Friday he wants nothing to do with co-defendant Sidney Powell. Chesebro and Powell — who both pleaded not guilty — filed separate motions for a speedy trial, which would likely allow them to …

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The Kraken Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering Charges

The Hill reports: Sidney Powell, a one-time attorney for former President Trump’s 2020 campaign who helped promulgate false claims of election fraud, has pleaded not guilty in the Georgia election interference case. She faces seven charges, among them violating Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act — a charge designed to target organized crime of which all the defendants …

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Georgia Jail Releases Mugshots Of Giuliani, Ellis, Kraken

Reuters reports: Rudy Giuliani’s mugshot was released by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, shortly after he surrendered at an Atlanta jail to be booked on charges alleging he and others attempted to subvert the 2020 election results in Georgia. Giuliani, who was Trump’s personal attorney, spearheaded efforts to challenge the election results after Trump’s loss. He faces 13 …

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Giuliani And The Kraken Surrender At GA County Jail

The Associated Press reports: Rudy Giuliani surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Wednesday on charges alleging he acted as former President Donald Trump’s chief co-conspirator in a plot to subvert the 2020 election. The former New York City mayor, celebrated as “America’s mayor” for his leadership after 9/11, is charged with Trump and 17 other people under Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced …

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Trump’s Co-Conspirators Are Turning On Each Other

Rolling Stone reports: Attorneys for veterans of Trump’s post-election activities like Rudy Giuliani and Kenneth Chesebro — both of whom have been identified as among the six unnamed “co-conspirators” in the most recent federal indictment of Trump — are now casting blame towards others on the campaign’s legal team or people close to the then-president. Giuliani and his lawyer are …

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REPORT: Charges Likely For “Kraken” Sidney Powell

Rolling Stone reports: Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigation appears to be zeroing in on Sidney Powell, a conspiracy-theory-obsessed lawyer who was a key figure in Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Four sources with knowledge of the matter, several witnesses, and Trump allies who’ve appeared before the special counsel — including at least one in the past few …

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