Republican lawmaker Robin Vos, the speaker of the Wisconsin state assembly, finally denounced the ongoing 2020 election audit that HE personally approved after Donald Trump betrayed him. Vos was ready to cancel the audit after it initially "concluded" earlier this year, but Trump threatened to endorse his primary opponent if he did. So he kept it going, only for Trump to endorse his opponent before this week’s primary. Farron Cousins explains what happened.
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Robin Voss, the Republican speaker of the Wisconsin state assembly has now come out very strongly against what we can only assume is the investigation into the 2020 election that he personally made happen. And Voss did this by publicly speaking out against the guy that he picked to run it. Michael Gman, who is a former conservative member of the Wisconsin state Supreme court. But the reason Voss is so angry, all of a sudden is because not only did Gman come out and endorse his primary opponent recently, but so did Donald Trump a week in fact, before Wisconsin’s primary, which for the record, Voss won, it was a narrow victory, but Vos prevailed. And once he prevailed knew that there was no longer a threat from these other people, man, did he let them have it? Here is what Robin Rob Novas had to say about Michael Gman.
Mike Gman is an embarrassment to the state. We asked two simple things. Don’t get involved in politics, and please try to make sure you focus on the investigation, not being on TV. He couldn’t help himself. And of course, he’s referring to the fact that Gman did actually record a robo call for boss’s primary opponent, um, endorsing him and telling people that Vos is a rhino don’t go vote for and blah, blah, blah. Again, attacking the very guy that’s paying you to conduct this sham of an election audit in the state of Wisconsin. Voss then of course turned his ire to Donald Trump. He said of Trump. He’d picked aside for somebody who literally just parachuted into the district and made it really close because there are obviously a large chunk of people who still think we should be looking backwards. Instead of four words, VO said his win proved lawmakers. Quote, don’t have to be a lap dog to whatever Donald Trump says.
Now I agree with you, but let me go ahead and clarify something for you there, Robin Voss, you were also a lap dog for whatever Donald Trump said. I’ve told this story many times here. And of course, because it’s relevant. I have to tell it one more time. Mike Gman again, conservative former member of the Wisconsin state Supreme court is conducting an election audit into the 2020 election results for the state of Wisconsin. He was hired last year by of course, Robin Voss, the Republican controlled assembly decided to do this. They’ve now spent over a million dollars, both VO and Gman have been held in contempt of court for refusing to turn over records. But in April of this year, something very interesting happened. Gman submitted what is basically a summary of his findings. Like the, the whole
Audit was about to end and gave said, ah, I couldn’t find any fraud. So Voss was prepared at the time to put an end to the entire audit, right? It’s over. We couldn’t find it. Sorry we tried bro. And then Donald Trump comes out and uh, actually had this to say, I understand some rhinos have primary challengers in Wisconsin. I’m sure their primary opponents would get a huge bump in the polls if these rhinos interfere. So basically Donald Trump came out on April 25th of this year issued this veiled threat to Robin Voss saying, oh gee, it’d be terrible. If uh, somebody were to come in there and endorse your primary opponent. That is, of course, if you cancel this election, you let it go on. Maybe nothing happens. Maybe everybody’s good. We all go home happy. And then of course, as I said, a week before, the primary, which happened this Tuesday, Trump came out and endorsed.
The opponent. Voss felt betrayed. He was betrayed. To be honest with you. And now you’ve cost your own citizens, a million dollars. You personally, Voss have been held in contempt. So you’re gonna have to deal with the legal ramifications of that. Gman is out there still trashing you and everything is falling apart. All because you bowed down and became a lap dog for Donald Trump. The same thing. You’re mad that other Republicans are doing. You did this to yourself, bud, and you deserve every horrible thing that comes along with it, including the betrayal of Donald Trump himself. Now you get to see how loyal he is to his lap dogs. And it ain’t fun. Is it.