Powell has been sued for defamation by Dominion Voting Systems and another electronic voting system company, Smartmatic.
Powell represented Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents in 2017.
A US judge ruled on August 25 that Powell was involved in “historical and serious abuse” of the legal system.
During an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation two-part series, “Fox and the big lie” Sidney Powell struggled to respond to the “basic de facto mistake” that correspondent Sarah Ferguson pointed out in her allegation and threatened to end the interview.
Powell was one of the many public figures who spread the yuan President Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” An unfounded conspiracy that fraudulent voting sacrificed him the 2020 elections. For her involvement in spreading the plot Powell is sued for defamation By Dominion Voting Systems and another electronic voting system company, Smartmatic.
At some point during the interview, Powell answered a series of questions by asking Ferguson if he worked at Smartmatic, confusing why Ferguson began interviewing her in Highland Park, Texas. Said.
“It’s because we made a series of very strong claims against Smartmatic and Dominion, including many factual mistakes,” Ferguson replied.
Shortly thereafter, Powell tried to stop the interview, saying it was “totally inappropriate” because of the proceedings in dispute.
After reluctantly returning to finish the interview, Powell continued to stick to her unfounded allegations that a widespread fraudulent election took place in 2020.
“I have thousands of Americans [2020 election fraud], Intentionally or unknowingly. It was an essentially bloodless coup, and they took over the president of the United States without a single shot, “Powell said.
After Powell added that the election scam had been planned for at least three years, Ferguson asked her, “Do you think you hear your voice and it sounds ridiculous?”
“No, I know myself very well. I’ve been with me for a long time. I know my reputation. I know my level of integrity,” Powell replied. rice field.
Powell was a former federal prosecutor and later represented Michael Flynn, a former National Security Adviser who pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents in 2017. Pardon from then President Donald Trump..
On August 25, a U.S. judge was announced by another lawyer, L. Lynnwood, who worked with Powell to sue Powell and the Michigan election authorities. “Historical and serious abuse” of the legal system..
The case was “never a fraud, it undermined people’s trust in our democracy and despised the judicial process to do so,” the judge wrote.
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