Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former nationwide safety adviser, denied the end result of the current White Home race in a uncommon interview launched Saturday billed as his first since being pardoned.
“There is no doubt in my mind that he won this election. Hands down. In a landslide,” Flynn stated about Mr. Trump throughout a cellphone interview that was uploaded to the web afterward.
“I believe that at the end of the day we’re going to find out that he won by a massive landslide and he’ll be inaugurated come this January,” Flynn said later through the interview.
Mr. Flynn made the feedback whereas showing on Worldview Weekend, a chat present hosted by a conspiracy theorist named Brannon Howse, who additionally runs a web site of the identical identify.
The interview was accomplished after Mr. Trump pardoned Flynn and was touted by the positioning as the primary the previous nationwide safety adviser carried out since being cleared by the president Wednesday.
Mr. Flynn had pleaded responsible to mendacity to the FBI about his interactions with a Russian authorities official that occurred within the interval in-between Mr. Trump being elected in 2016 and taking workplace in 2017.
Mr. Flynn later tried to withdraw that plea and the U.S. Division of Justice later moved to drop its case. That call was underneath assessment when Mr. Trump intervened earlier this week.
Mr. Trump issued the lame duck pardon of Flynn, who left his administration in early 2017, with underneath two months earlier than Inauguration Day when his presidency is ready to run out and Mr. Biden’s begins.
Regardless of the White Home race being known as for Mr. Biden, the presumptive president-elect, Mr. Trump has not accepted defeat and alleges as an alternative to have been the sufferer of an unlimited conspiracy.
Attorneys for Mr. Trump and his marketing campaign are accordingly pursuing efforts to overturn the outcomes of the presidential race in a number of states the place they allege fraud occurred.
Mr. Flynn, a 61-year-old retired Military lieutenant normal, stated through the interview that he believes Mr. Trump nonetheless has “paths to victory” regardless of voting having ended greater than three weeks earlier.
“First of all, the president has clear paths to victory. They have clear paths to victory. And they actually don’t require a lot of courtroom action. What they require is a lot of honesty out of elected officials, and frankly a lot of Americans who are coming forward and telling us their stories,” stated Flynn.
He additionally known as Mr. Biden’s election “the greatest fraud that our country has ever experienced in our history,” and he claimed with out proof that the Chinese language Communist Social gathering performed an element.
Voting within the presidential race ended Nov. 3, and a number of information retailers known as the election for Mr. Biden a number of days later. Not all states have licensed their outcomes, nevertheless.
Preliminary outcomes present Mr. Biden will win 306 of the 270 electoral votes wanted to grow to be president, whereas Mr. Trump could have gained 232; Flynn stated he believes Mr. Trump truly gained between 350 and 400.
“We are going to get this straight. We’re going to straight it out. It’s going to be done properly. It’s going to be legally. It’s going to be done correctly. And it’s going to be done with American patriots,” Flynn added, referring to Mr. Trump’s authorized staff.
Worldview Weekend described itself as catering to “people that want to think [and] understand the times using reason, logic and context.” Latest headlines on its web site attributed to Mr. Howse embody “Voter Fraud 2020 and The Attempted Communist Coup” and “Is the CIA Using Technology to Enslave and Control The American People?”