Democrat lawyer Michele Hangley is amid controversy after denying polling access to Pam Bondi. Bondi is a lawyer for Trump, and access for poll watchers was recently granted by an appellate court in Philadelphia.
Hangley responded that the delay that had already been an hour was so they could review the order and respond in writing. Obviously, this attempt to turn the team away was a direct violation of the judges orders. A review of the orders is not a means to suspend them, especially during an active count that directly impacted by the order.
This is no isolated incident, though denying the lawyer of President Trump may have been the boldest. A video of a man being turned away surfaced early on election day. Initially it was “fact checked” as fake, but ultimately reporting validated the incident. Though validated, it was simply explained as having been done in error, also in Philadelphia.
Poll watchers have been under heightened scrutiny as President Trump called on poll watchers to protect the integrity of the election during questions on a peaceful transition of power. The media shamelessly painted the picture that Trump was somehow orchestrating Proud Boys or Neo Nazis to take on a vigilante role.
The truth is that poll watchers have been around since the 18th century. Poll watchers are actually just another facet of checks and balances built into this republic to prevent consolidation of power.
Newt Gingrich was on Hannity once again making bold declarations after having been silenced at the mere mention of George Soros in September.
He not only stated that Democrats are trying to steal the presidency, but he also called for people violating federal election laws to be jailed.
“Under federal law, we should lock up the people who are breaking the law,” Gingrich declared. “You stop somebody from being an observer, you just broke federal law. You hide and put up paper so nobody can see what you’re doing, you just broke federal law. You bring in ballots that aren’t real you just broke federal law.”