Newt Gingrich Was Secretly Behind Donald Trump’s Big Lie Ads, Jan. 6 Committee Claims
Newt Gingrich-the the architect of the Republican comeback in the 90s who was almost faint on stage — quietly advised the Trump Team to “spark the anger of the country” with television commercials after the 2020 election to amplify the lie that Donald Trump won the presidency system that year.
That’s according to the House committee on January 6, which revealed on Thursday that it had received emails showing how the former House speaker turned the Republican agent into a role behind the scenes. to incite the MAGA crowd to despair.
The commission has formally asked the once-politician to meet with investigators and discuss his previously undisclosed activities, which appear to have spurred the former’s attempt to cling to power. President after losing to President Joe Biden.
“You have provided detailed input to TV commercials that repeat and are based on false claims of fraud in the 2020 election. These advertising efforts are not designed to promote encourage voting for a particular candidate. Instead, these efforts attempt to cast doubt on the outcome of the election after the vote has taken place. They encourage the public to contact their public officials and pressure them to challenge and overturn the outcome of the election,” President Bennie Thompson wrote to Gingrich in a message released by the committee. Father.
The committee cited emails Gingrich wrote to Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner on December 8, 2020, and social media expert Jason Miller suggesting a proposed TV commercial scenario.
“The aim was to stoke the anger of the nation through verifiable new information that the American people had never seen before,” Gingrich wrote. “If we inform the American people in a way they find convincing and it arouses their anger[,] then they will put pressure on legislators and governors.”