Earlier, a Trump informal advisor and head of a bedding fabric products firm, Mike Lindell, was spotted near the White House with a handful of paper notes that appeared to read “martial law” and “foreign interference”. Lindell claimed he presented “evidence” of election fraud to Trump during their five-minute meeting.
The My Pillow CEO, Mike Lindell, speaking to Right Side Broadcasting on Saturday, expressed his personal hope that any US military presence in Washington DC ahead of the 20 January inauguration of Joe Biden is a “response” by the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, to continuing allegations of “election fraud”.
The interviewer suggested to Lindell that “people are hoping that this military presence is a response to what you just said”, and Lindell immediately responded with “That’s where my hope lies” – something that was seen by many as calling for a military coup.
Earlier, Lindell was caught on camera outside the White House clutching a handful paper notes that appeared to contain lines such as “…martial law”, “…foreign interference in the election…”, “Insurrection Act now as a result of the assault on the…” and other phrases.
Lindell later claimed that he met with Trump to present what he described as “evidence of election fraud”.
The outgoing US president has been pushing his “election fraud” claims since after the 3 November election, calling Biden “a fake president” and refusing to accept the outcome of the…