September 16, 2022

Pillow salesman Mike Lindell, an election-denying, babbling idiot, said that the FBI stopped him at a Hardee's drive-thru with a warrant to seize his phone. CNN got some information on that warrant. The Justice Department is seeking information about at least seven people, including Tina Peters, in connection with a breach of a Colorado county's voting system as part of efforts to subvert the 2020 election results.

Tina Peters, the Mesa County Clerk, and Recorder, pleaded not guilty earlier this month to charges related to a security breach of her office's election equipment. But there are more people named as "subjects."

Via CNN:

The subpoena covers "all records and information" on Lindell's phone that constitutes as evidence against seven named individuals or any other unnamed co-conspirators. It details several areas of interest for investigators related to Dominion voting systems and any efforts to damage or access them.
Two of the individuals, Belinda Knisley and Sandra Brown, were Peters' deputies in the Mesa County elections office and were charged in the Colorado state case earlier this year.

Knisley reached a plea deal last month in exchange for her cooperation. According to the plea deal, Knisley told investigators that Peters created a scheme in which she helped an unauthorized individual gain entry to secure areas inside the clerk's office and to the county's election equipment. Knisley told investigators that the individual was Conan Hayes, who was also listed on Lindell's subpoena. (Hayes has not been charged.)

This is interesting:

In addition, the subpoena listed Sherronna Bishop, the former 2020 campaign manager for Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, who is a close ally to Peters and has appeared with the embattled county clerk at various political rallies and numerous videos on social media.

The subpoena also listed Douglas Frank as a subject, who has gained prominence in Trump world by spewing conspiracy theories about the election.

"I am working with dozens of election officials across the country. I keep their identities confidential unless they wish to go public," Frank said in January, and then the feds seized his phone this week.

These people were claiming that the election was rigged while they were trying to rig the election.

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