Conspiracy theory-driven Arizona audit is ‘extremely necessary,’ Stefanik tells Bannon

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To additional present her fealty to Trump, Stefanik went in on the pretend “audit” of the 2020 election being held in Arizona. Whereas Cheney is being ejected from Home Republican management for insisting that the 2020 election was valid and that Republicans should honor that and the outcomes of future elections, Stefanik embraced the partisan dumpster fire that’s that ongoing rely aimed toward undermining the precise vote in Arizona. The fauxdit is “extremely necessary,” Stefanik insisted. 

Discussing a process being carried out by a partisan agency that has gone to court docket to maintain its strategies secret and has a number of documented departures from the state’s elections pointers and breakdowns in safety, Stefanik mentioned, “We wish transparency and solutions for the American folks.”

”What are the Democrats so afraid of?” she requested. Gee, I dunno, the truth that a agency led by a Trumpist conspiracy theorist is finishing up what one elections knowledgeable referred to as “only a fishing expedition by people who find themselves decided to seek out one thing improper,” in service of the months-long whines of a sore loser who has already incited a lethal riot that overran the U.S. Capitol to attempt to stop the certification of the election?

In one other sturdy signal of the Republican Celebration’s course, the girl who’s, as one among Cheney’s deputies described it, getting a “coronation” from Home Republicans really has a a lot much less conservative voting document than the girl she is anticipated to exchange. The Membership for Development, as an example, ranks Stefanik among the many 5 Home Republicans with the worst data by its execrable requirements. However she has been unwaveringly loyal to Trump since she determined that he was her finest path to development, and that’s what issues—is all that issues—to Republicans. Given the selection between a hard-right lawmaker who’s prepared to criticize Trump in protection of democracy and the Structure, or a traditionally more-centrist lawmaker who’s all about Trump and able to promote his Massive Lie, right this moment’s Republicans will go along with the latter, no query.