Uncontested CNN Visitor: ‘There Was a Little Dishonest’ to Reelect McConnell

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Uncontested CNN Visitor: ‘There Was a Little Dishonest’ to Reelect McConnell

Uncontested CNN Visitor: ‘There Was a Little Dishonest’ to Reelect McConnellDisconnected from actuality didn’t start to explain what occurred on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront on Monday evening. Retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson was his usual unhinged self when he proclaimed that the 2020 presidential election was excellent earlier than claiming (with out proof) “there was just a little dishonest” in Kentucky to reelect Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell (R). And fully ignoring the Russian collusion hoax, he claimed Republicans by no means get investigated for dishonest.

And all of it went uncontested by fill-in host Kate Bolduan.

It was a section designed to criticize President Trump for accusations he is entertained from associates who’ve been peddling the bonkers thought of invoking martial legislation to rerun the election. Wilkerson started by equating the President’s associates to “rats” and suggesting he would power Common Michael Flynn (ret.) again into lively service simply to ship him to jail:

I believe we’re seeing simply how determined Trump is turning into himself and the way determined the final remaining rats on the ship, if you’ll, have gotten due to that. We see Bannon apparently coming again on scene once more most likely most ardently in search of a pardon.

We see issues such as you simply identified, Common Flynn — I do not know, if I had been in control of the navy, if I had been the chairman (of the Joint Chiefs) or if I had been the secretary of the Protection appropriately, I would most likely name Flynn again to lively responsibility after which prosecute him below the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You possibly can choose your cost there. Incitement to rebel or no matter. These are determined individuals.

“We have simply been by means of an election that was monumental. Extra Individuals turned out than every other election since World Warfare II, possibly even earlier than that by way of proportion,” Wilkerson praised as he continued his rant. “Extra Individuals voted and voted by totally different strategies. States upheld their legal guidelines, upheld their precedents, upheld their protocols. They did an excellent job.”

Citing his credential as a supposed Republican, he then prompt, with out proof, that there was dishonest within the Kentucky Senate race between McConnell and Democrat Amy McGrath:

Possibly in Kentucky there was just a little dishonest. I believe the Kentucky race that Mitch McConnell was re-elected in towards all percentages that pertained beforehand, and exit polling. And possibly there was one thing there, however you by no means look into the Republicans for dishonest. And I can inform you that. I am a Republican.

“However I believe this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we must always reward the states and all of the individuals within the states who did it,” he then added.

The concept Republicans had been by no means the topic of dishonest investigations can be laughable if it wasn’t so absurd. The vast majority of President Trump’s time in workplace was marred by the Russia collusion hoax. For 3 years, the media pushed the false narrative that Trump gained in 2016 resulting from Russia “hacking the election.”

President-Elect Biden’s nominated director for the Workplace of Administration and Finances, Neera Tanden, was a driving power behind the conspiracy idea that Russia hacked election techniques and adjusted votes for Trump.

Each claims had been outrageous, however they went fully uncontested by Bolduan, who didn’t bat a watch and continued to press on with knocking Trump for his related claims concerning the election.

[H/T to Washington Examiner’s Varad Mehta

The transcript is beneath, click on “broaden” to learn:

CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront
December 21, 2020
7:05:02 p.m. Japanese

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KATE BOLDUAN: And we’re studying, additionally, it was floated within the Oval Workplace assembly pushing for martial legislation as a way to rerun the election?

COL. LAWRENCE WILKERSON (Ret): I believe we’re seeing simply how determined Trump is turning into himself and the way determined the final remaining rats on the ship, if you’ll, have gotten due to that. We see Bannon apparently coming again on scene once more most likely most ardently in search of a pardon.

We see issues such as you simply identified, Common Flynn — I do not know, if I had been in control of the navy, if I had been the chairman (of the Joint Chiefs) or if I had been the secretary of the Protection appropriately, I would most likely name Flynn again to lively responsibility after which prosecute him below the Uniform Code of Army Justice. You possibly can choose your cost there. Incitement to rebel or no matter. These are determined individuals.

However I keep in mind one thing that Colin Powell used to admonish workers, each navy and State Division fairly steadily. Do not take counsel of your fears. And I believe that is one of many issues we have to do now.

We have simply been by means of an election that was monumental. Extra Individuals turned out than every other election since World Warfare II, possibly even earlier than that by way of proportion. Extra Individuals voted and voted by totally different strategies. States upheld their legal guidelines, upheld their precedents, upheld their protocols. They did an excellent job.

Possibly in Kentucky there was just a little dishonest. I believe the Kentucky race that Mitch McConnell was re-elected in towards all percentages that pertained beforehand, and exit polling. And possibly there was one thing there, however you by no means look into the Republicans for dishonest. And I can inform you that. I am a Republican.

However I believe this election was extremely well-done, magnificently well-done. And we must always reward the states and all of the individuals within the states who did it. And now we have to not take counsel of our fears and perceive we will get by means of this. And at midday on the twentieth of January Joe Biden goes to be the brand new president of america.

BOLDUAN: However earlier than then, Ben (Ginsberg), the one– one different factor we do know is we have now reporting that Rudy Giuliani has referred to as over to the Division of Homeland Safety to inquire that if DHS might seize voting machines. Invoice Barr was requested about that additionally right this moment. Let me play for you what he mentioned.

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