Trump Campaign Was Reportedly Aware Allegations About Dominion Voting Machines Were Untrue

A memo obtained by the 'New York Times' alleges Trump’s campaign was aware the conspiracy surrounding Dominion Voting Systems' machines was untrue.

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Back in November of 2020, just two weeks after the presidential election, a group of lawyers then affiliated with Donald Trump spoke at the Republican Party’s headquarters, claiming election software firm Dominion Voting Systems worked with others to make sure the final result was stolen from the former president. 

But now, a memo obtained by the New York Times suggests Trump’s campaign was aware that the conspiracy surrounding the firm, George Soros, and Venezuela was not true. 

Days before the Nov. 19 presser, a staff memo sent to Zach Parkinson, then the campaign’s deputy director of communications, reportedly included the following findings: Dominion’s machines didn’t use technology from software company Smartmatic in the election, there were no direct ties between Dominion and Venezuela or Soros, and there was no evidence that Dominion had “antifa” ties. 

“The memo produced by the Trump campaign shows that, at least internally, the Trump campaign found there was no evidence to support the conspiracy theories regarding Dominion,” claimed lawyers for former Dominion employee Eric Coomer in a defamation lawsuit against the campaign. 

As the Times reports, the documents suggest Trump’s campaign communications staff remained silent about the findings. 

Both Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani have stood by their claims about the 2020 election in recent months, with Powell recently telling the Australian Broadcasting Corporation the election was “essentially a bloodless coup where they took over the presidency of the United States without a single shot being fired.” A lawyer for Giuliani also said in a court filing that at least some of the fraud claims were “substantially true.”

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