Trump himself sinned again in an “illegal” election plot: George Conway


Former president Donald Trump A conservative lawyer who continues to very publicly admit that he was involved in an “illegal” plan to overturn the election. George Conway I said on Saturday.

With a two-hour speech at “Faith and Freedom” Conference On Friday, Trump talked a long time about putting pressure on Mike Pence to reject the voter vote cast on Joe Biden on January 6, 2021.

“I said to Mike,’If you do this, you can be Thomas Jefferson,'” Trump told the crowd. “And after everything fell, I looked at him one day and said,” Mike, I hate to say this, but you’re not Thomas Jefferson. ” “

This was Trump’s first speech since a series of riveted hearings by the House Selection Committee, which investigated the riots last year.

“Let him keep talking from the prosecutor’s point of view,” Conway told host Katie Fang at MSNBC. “He basically still admits that he put pressure on him. [former Vice President] Mike pence Do something completely illegal.. “

“Someone should tell him that he has the right to remain silent and that everything he says can and will be used against him in court,” said former Trump Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway. Conway, her husband, added.

Mr. Trump also said he would “very, very seriously” consider giving amnesty to the defendants who attacked the Capitol if he was reelected. According to Conway, if he has that power now, it can be seen as an attempt to “witness tampering.”

That’s what he “did a few years ago … hanging amnesty to people,” Conway said.

Mr. Trump also complained in his speech that those arrested after the riots “have completely destroyed their lives and are treated worse than terrorists and murderers.”

He called the violence in the Capitol an unmanageable “simple protest,” and falsely claimed that “most” rioters were charged with “parading the Capitol.”

Defendant is actually indicted assault — Including serious injuries to police officers — and Property damage, theft, conspiracy, sedition conspiracy and trespassingAmong other crimes, according to the Justice Ministry.Caused by a riot in the Capitol Loss of nearly $ 3 million, About 140 police officers were injured in violence, including property damage. Over 840 people were arrested.

Conway also discussed Trump’s “willful blindness” about the illegality of plans to overturn the legitimate presidential election. “He understood, but he didn’t care,” Conway said.

Check out the full interview here:

This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.

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