Tag Archives: True The Vote

Stolen Election Group To GA Judge: We’ve Got Nothing

The Associated Press reports: A conservative group has told a Georgia judge that it doesn’t have evidence to support its claims of illegal ballot stuffing during the the 2020 general election and a runoff two months later. Texas-based True the Vote filed complaints with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in 2021, including one in which it said it had …

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Georgia Sues Cultist Group Over “2000 Mules” Claims

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The Georgia State Election Board is suing True the Vote over the organization’s failure to comply with subpoenas that would back up its allegation of a ballot collection scheme highlighted in the movie “2000 Mules.” The lawsuit filed in Fulton County Superior Court on Tuesday asked a judge to compel True the Vote, a Texas-based conservative …

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“Stolen Election” Leaders Accused Of Financial Scam

The Texas Tribune reports: Conservative activists Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips used the nonprofit True the Vote to enrich themselves, according to a complaint filed to the IRS. On Monday, the nonprofit watchdog group Campaign for Accountability called for an investigation into True the Vote, which has made repeated false claims about voter fraud in elections. The complaint said True …

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Bannon: We Have To Stop The Certification In Arizona

Media Matters reports: During the November 14 edition of his show, Bannon and his guests repeatedly discussed how Arizona should refuse to certify the midterm results because the election has already been stolen from Lake. Bannon hosted True the Vote’s QAnon-linked founders Gregg Phillips and Catherine Engelbrecht to comment on the Arizona race. After both True the Vote leaders had …

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Appeals Court Frees D’Souza’s Cronies From Texas Jail

The Texas Tribune reports: After spending nearly a week in jail, Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips — leaders of Texas-based right-wing voting activist group True the Vote — have been released. They’d been held for contempt of court since Halloween, having repeatedly refused to release the name of a man they called a “confidential FBI informant” who is a person …

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“True The Vote” Cultists Arrested For Contempt Of Court

The Texas Tribune reports: On Monday, US Marshals took into custody Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips of True the Vote, for refusing to identify a confidential informant. Federal Judge Kenneth Hoyt delivered the order, holding the two in contempt of court for refusing to identify the informant. In filings and testimony, the basic facts and plot lines have shifted from …

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D’Souza-Linked Cultists Found In Contempt Of Court

Vote Beat Texas reports: After a chaotic day of testimony on Thursday, a federal judge in Texas found Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips — known as leaders of the group True the Vote — in contempt of court. They are facing accusations of defamation and computer crimes from a company at the center of a viral right-wing social media campaign …

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AZ Asks Feds To Investigate D’Souza-Linked Group

Fox News reports: Republican Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the IRS and FBI to review the financials of the conservative nonprofit group True The Vote for allegedly raising money on false statements about widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. Chief Special Agent Reggie Grigsby of the Special Investigations Section for Brnovich’s office accused True The Vote of …

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Lawsuit: Cultist Group Hacked Poll Workers Database

The Texas Tribune reports: A defamation and computer fraud lawsuit filed this week against Texas-based True the Vote asks a judge to essentially determine whether the election integrity group’s campaign against a small election vendor constitutes slanderous lies or a participation in criminal acts. The suit was brought by Konnech Inc., a small elections logistics company based in Michigan. It …

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Dinesh D’Souza’s Movie Partners Disavow His Book

NPR reports: The film and book are both based on the research of a controversial organization called True the Vote, and the activists Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips. Both Engelbrecht and Phillips are credited as executive producers of the film. In a statement to NPR, the group distanced itself from the book. “True the Vote had no participation in this …

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Inside The Massive Big Money And Big Lie Operation

From an exhaustive deep dive by Reveal: Over the last two presidential election cycles, True the Vote has raised millions in donations with claims that it discovered tide-turning voter fraud. It’s promised to release its evidence. It never has. Instead, the Texas-based nonprofit organization has engaged in a series of questionable transactions that sent more than $1 million combined to …

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“Voter Fraud” Donor Wants His $2.5 Million Back

The Washington Post reports: Like many Trump supporters, conservative donor Fred Eshelman awoke the day after the presidential election with the suspicion that something wasn’t right. His candidate’s apparent lead in key battleground states had evaporated overnight. The next day, the North Carolina financier and his advisers reached out to a small conservative nonprofit group in Texas that was seeking …

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Pro-Trump Group Sued For Failures On “Fraud” Effort

Bloomberg News reports: A pro-Trump group that promised to challenge the Nov. 3 election results and expose fraud was sued by a North Carolina money manager who donated $2.5 million to the cause but says he didn’t get his money’s worth. Fred Eshelman, founder of Eshelman Ventures LLC, wants his money back, saying he “regularly and repeatedly” asked for updates …

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