CEO of MyPillow Mike Lindell accused thursday foxnews of playing a “significant role” in the massive 2020 voter fraud that he claimed was donald trumpThe fall of the election. (Look the following video).
Lindell, a vociferous voter denier who has appeared on foxnews and other right-wing outlets to shout their pro-Trump conspiracy theories, now says Fox News was somehow involved in the election “theft” and suppressed the flow of information.
This would be the same Fox News that just paid Dominion Voting Systems a large amount of money to settle a lawsuit because the network falsely and repeatedly claimed that voting machines were rigged against Trump.
Be warned: following Lindell’s confusing argument could prove challenging.
“I think Fox played an important role in this electoral crime because back then they called Arizona early,” he said, referring to the channel. correct projection of election night that Biden would win the swing state, angering viewers.
“Smartmatic sued Fox News on February 4, 2021,” Lindell continued in a nod to another voting technology company that sued Fox for defamation. “That started the legal war throughout this country. Since then, people like me have not been able to go to any conservative outlet and talk about our election. …So Fox News has been clamping down for some reason and they make this deal with Dominion?
Interviewer Chris Cuomo of NewsNation pointed out that Fox cannot present evidence of something that never happened, and that it got in trouble for claiming that fraud occurred. And he faces more legal dangers. Not to mention, dozens of Trump-led legal election challenges went nowhere in court.
Lindell said he subpoenaed Fox to present evidence “and they won’t give us anything.”
“But Mike, Mike, they’re not going to produce evidence that a rigged election didn’t exist,” Cuomo responded. “And they did more than anyone to fuel speculation, which is how they messed with Dominion.”
Last week Lindell ordered to pay $5 million to the man who debunked his theory about Chinese interference in the 2020 election in the bedding mogul’s 2021 “Prove Mike Wrong” challenge.
Lindell also faces a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit from Dominion.