Attorney Sidney Powell Fired for Being Too Conspiratorial Even For Trump

Mish

Trump's legal team disintegrates.

Sidney Powell Abruptly Tossed Under the Bus

Flashback November 14

Sidney Powell Removed From President’s Legal Team

Politico notes Trump campaign cuts Sidney Powell from president’s legal team

“Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own,” Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis said in the statement. “She is not a member of the Trump Legal Team. She is also not a lawyer for the President in his personal capacity.”

Mike DuHaime, the Republican National Committee’s former political director, tweeted on Sunday that the party must pull down its tweet endorsing Powell’s remarks now that she’s been removed from representing Trump or the campaign.

“This is crazy/embarrassing to promote,” he tweeted.

Powell  'Too Conspiratorial' and 'Too Crazy Even for the President'

Please consider Lawyer Sidney Powell  'Too Conspiratorial' and 'Too Crazy Even for the President'

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's top election lawyer, said at a wild press conference Thursday that he, Sidney Powell, and Jenna Ellis were "an elite strike force team" that's "representing President Trump and we're representing the Trump campaign." 

Powell "was too crazy even for the president," a campaign official told The Washington Post. A Trump adviser echoed that to The New York Times, telling reporter Maggie Haberman "she was too conspiratorial even for him," even though Giuliani has been making similar claims. "One down, two to go," a Trump aide told Haberman, who added that Trump was displeased with the loss in Pennsylvania and "Powell was easiest to vote off the island."

Trump "disliked the coverage Powell was receiving from Tucker Carlson and others," the Post reports, citing two Trump advisers, and "several allies had reached out to say she had gone too far" with her conspiracy theories. On Saturday night, Powell went on Newsmax and accused Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) of taking payoffs to deprive not only Trump of victory in Georgia, but also Rep. Doug Collins (R), who was defeated in his bid for a Senate runoff slot by GOP Sen. Kelly Loellfer.

#KrakenOnSteroids

One Down Two to Go

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National Embarrassment

Chris Christie Calls Trump's Legal Team a National Embarrassment

During Sunday's edition of ABC's This Week, Christie told host George Stephanopoulos that Trump's campaign has had enough time to present evidence of voter fraud, but they have failed to do so. He said the legal challenge has turned into a "national embarrassment," singling out Sidney Powell for accusing Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) of a crime and then refusing to back it up with evidence.

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Former CIA Director John Brennan

Of all Donald Trump’s self-centered acts, his failure to respect this time-honored process is his most egregious & most harmful.  Those who support his blatant disregard of the law & decency are equally culpable.

Larry Hogan R-Maryland Embarrassed By Trump

Tested Negative for Decency

Worst Yet to Come?

Battle Against Hugo Chavez Must Continue

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Trump's 4D Master Plan

I am told this is all part of Trump's 4D master plan.

Trump planned in advance to lose 34 consecutive cases so that he could get straight to the Supreme Court for an ultimate victory that would shock the whole world.

Mish

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Sechel
Sechel

We're supposed to believe Powell was too conpiratorial but Rudy is not? Clerly this is a bizarre attempt to throw Powell under the bus nd hope th team can pretend its business as usual. And I was so loooking forward to seeing the Kraken, which is looking more and more like some calamari

amigator
amigator

Relax everyone we will work this out. I have not seen anything that we did not see within 2 years of hysterical Russian interference with was at a much higher cost!

Notice no Russian interference or anyone else except Trump of course. I guess that's all solved and all these countries decided to quit just no use messing with elections...... com'on man!

The press (ie the owners of the press) got what they wanted so they don't give a dam about who interfered with what... Isn't that pretty obvious or am I just a conspiracy nut! Is there anyone else in the room with me?

God Bless America can I say that? just stick with USA! USA!

Lance Manly
Lance Manly

On George Conway's quote:

"If you think this is all insane, just remember it's only going to get worse. Because he's going to get worse. He can't change the result, but he's going to get wilder as he becomes increasingly more desperate"

We know that last week Trump sought options to attack Iran nuclear sites. He probably is worried that Biden will undo his undoing of Obama's deal as part of his overall Obama obsession. His aides talked him down.

Question: If he does decide to go through with it should the military consider it an illegal order? I would think so since Iran is not presently threatening the US nor are they refining uranium to weapons grade.

JonSellers
JonSellers

Who knew that Venezuelan communists actually control the electoral system of the United States of America? That they made sure the Democrats pick Joe Biden because they knew he would pick that notorious Maoist Kamala Harris as VP? And shortly, after Biden dies from his senile dementia, Harris will takeover and declare the grand old USA to become a minor province of Venezuela?

All of this under the nose of the stable genius of Donald J. Trump. Are the Venezuelan leaders actually that much smarter than the Trump administration? Is that even humanly possible? If they are that brilliant, should we maybe want to have them as our new leaders?

Why isn't Fox News even covering this? Or did I jusr make this all up in my head? It's all so confusing.

Sechel
Sechel

Powell didn''t even last one full Scaramucchi

Tengen
Tengen

I'm shocked how fast the Trump crowd turned on Tucker Carlson. After years of being cited as perhaps the best host on TV, he is suddenly persona non grata for saying that Powell didn't want to provide any evidence on his show.

This illustrates how cult-like US politics (particularly in Trump's corner) has become. It's not enough to agree 98% of the time with someone, it needs to be TOTAL lockstep. Anything less makes you a Satanic communist. It's completely crazy!

Realist
Realist

I find this all hilarious. Losing the election has not changed Donald; it has simply further exposed him to the degree that even some of his most ardent supporters are jumping out of the burning building.

What is sad, is that anyone with a grasp of reality could see exactly what Donald was the moment he came down that escalator and opened his mouth.

After many months of the primary shit show it was more apparent. Yet he still won.

After an election process that was a shit show, in a dumpster fire, it was again more apparent what Donald was. Yet he still won.

After 4 years of his presidency it was apparent, every single day. It was a shit show, in a dumpster fire, in a train wreck. Yet his supporters never gave up the faith.

Now that he has lost the election, it has turned into a shit show in a dumpster fire, in a train wreck, going over a cliff. And as the train is plummeting down into the abyss, most of his supporters on the train are saying, “So far, so good”.

However, there are a few Trump supporters and Trump voters from 2016, who are finally waking up and saying “This guy is crazy. I can’t support him anymore.”

My question is, what took you so long?

Realist
Realist

Of course, what do you say about the people who knew exactly what Trump was in the first place, yet support him now?

Lyndsey Graham

“He’s a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. You know how you make America great again? Tell Donald Trump to go to hell.”

Ted Cruz

"This man is a pathological liar. He doesn't know the difference between truth and lies," Cruz added. "In a pattern that is straight out of a psychology text book, he accuses everyone of lying."

“A narcissist at a level the country has never seen”

Jenna Ellis (part of Rudy’s legal team)

"I could spend a full-time job just responding to the ridiculously illogical, inconsistent, and blatantly stupid arguments supporting Trump," she wrote in March 2016. "But here's the thing: his supporters DON'T CARE about facts or logic. They aren't seeking truth. Trump probably could shoot someone in the middle of NYC and not lose support. And this is the cumulative reason why this nation is in such terrible shape: We don't have truth seekers; we have narcissists."

A few other words that Jenna used to describe Trump over a series of posts included: idiot, boorish, arrogant, bully, disgusting, fascist, unethical, corrupt, lying, criminal, dirtbag.

Yet here they are now. Truly, power corrupts.

Eddie_T
Eddie_T

But it was gonna be Biblical!

Morons.

The Rub
The Rub

The real concern I have is that WE have tens of millions of our fellow citizens who no longer see themselves as fellow citizens due to a perceived mass breach of our voting processes. Just like Sars Cov#..., the story of the software operating on all those voting machines is not going away. Heck, I'm even beginning to wonder now if the 2016 election was given to Trump. Our Republic is now going through mitosis. This is the way.

ToInfinityandBeyond
ToInfinityandBeyond

Buffoons. One and all.

Eddie_T
Eddie_T

Graham in particular is an interesting case....I have no problem with his gayness, although he’s so far in the closet it’s made him toxic on the issues he should probably champion.....

My guess is that Trump has real dirt on him....to keep him dancing like a marionette at a time when it’s clear the tide has run out for Team Trump.....either that, or he’s afraid the Trump base will show up and vote for the Democrat in his run-off...which seems unlikely. Maybe he thinks they can show up en masse and vote FOR him....but I doubt that’s gonna happen either.

Cruz, like Pompeo, is hoping to use what he learned from the Trump phenomenon..

Cruz’s problem is that he is very intelligent, which shows, and it might work against him with the no-nothings. Pompeo wants to be Trump’s successor in the MAGA struggle....and he’s just about the right amount of vicious, unprincipled, and arrogant to do it.

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njbr
njbr

A new twist on an age-old story...

...sinking ship swims away from rat...

njbr
njbr

Burning down the house...

Trump attorney Lin Wood tells Republican supporters NOT to back GOP candidates in the Georgia runoff election because they've 'failed' to help the President's fight to overturn the election
Trump Attorney Lin Wood has suggested voters should not back Republican candidates David Perdue (R-GA) and Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA)
The pair are both facing a January 5 runoff election - one of two races that will determine which party has control of the US Senate
But Wood believes the pair should be doing more to push for a third recount of ballots in Georgia after Trump failed to win the state by just under 13,000 votes

Louis Winthorpe III
Louis Winthorpe III

I don't think the legal actions are meant to win outright. They are meant to delay the certifications past Dec 8th, the safe harbor date.

Before the safe harbor date, the US Congress is essentially forced to accept the certified results. After the safe harbor date, it opens up options for them to potentially mix and match slates of electors in a contest that the GOP thinks favors them.

The whole process is complex, and not clearly enough defined legally for my personal comfort level.

This is a good article that describes the degenerate case: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/11/what-if-trump-refuses-concede/616424/

HenryV
HenryV

I suspect you are all getting a little ahead of yourselves as you have ever since the day of the election. ‘The fat lady hasn’t sung yet’, or so they say. Let’s wait and see what she offers before dismissing it as a nothingburger.

davebarnes2
davebarnes2

It is Hugo Chávez and not Chavez.

Jeff Larry
Jeff Larry

One more time, Mish is off the mark. Powell was not fired. And certainly not for being too conspiratorial. She is still working as before. This move was due to restrictions on funding of the campaign legal team and contributions to same, as is being reported this morning.

Come on Mish...was there really a big hurry to get this article posted?

rightcenter
rightcenter

I have no idea if the election was rigged, if it was it's because the left are so violent as we have seen in their BLM protests that if Trump had won there would have been a lot of people dying and our country would have been burnt down so maybe for national security it was done though it would have to be done by the CIA

Rocky Raccoon
Rocky Raccoon

This presidency is a reality TV show...

rightcenter
rightcenter

I don't think many people on here would condone it, but if people are being honest they would admit it's a possible scenario, even though I voted for Trump after being a liberal democrat for 50 years I was relieved when I found out Biden won, I was that afraid that the left would go off the deep end.

Mr. Purple
Mr. Purple

That the Trumptards have no shame is a given. That they have no dignity is novel yet unsurprising. Next up we discover they have no self-control. After that we'll discuss their freedom, then their lives if forced to.

Hayseed
Hayseed

If this echo chamber is correct, and the other echo chamber is high on face news, we will get a little further down the road before the house of cards called the United States will collapse. But if the other echo chamber can prove the software connection between the Chavez funded company, and this company, that will split America. Half of the country will not trust elections again.

Instead of calling it fake news, lay out the facts. Show the code.

This isn't a red vs blue issue. A large portion of the country doesn't trust either party at this point. Sorry. But anyone who blindly trusts any news source 100% is a fool. There are always some places a journalist is not allowed to go, assuming they want to continue paying their mortgage.

Anda
Anda

Like wapo and so many western msm sources domestic and foreign the times is completely discredited, they are disinfo at its worst, why back them by using them for your arguments ? This of latest infamy :

"Russia Correspondent
Job Description

Vladimir Putin’s Russia remains one of the biggest stories in the world.

It sends out hit squads armed with nerve agents against its enemies, most recently the opposition leader Aleksei Navalny. It has its cyber agents sow chaos and disharmony in the West to tarnish its democratic systems, while promoting its faux version of democracy. It has deployed private military contractors around the globe to secretly spread its influence. At home, its hospitals are filling up fast with Covid patients as its president hides out in his villa.

If that sounds like a place you want to cover, then we have good news: We will have an opening for a new correspondent as Andy Higgins takes over as our next Eastern Europe Bureau Chief early next year."

It could be the onion, but isn't. Their trails are littered with corruption and open falsity, that anyone with an ounce of cynicism or critical thought would notice.

Oh well, echoes take a long time to fade nowadays, I guess it was meant that way for their tendency to silence, it's how democracy ends... which they advertise openly as well.

njbr
njbr

The President's lawyer is still peddling absolutely false "evidence".

"Overvotes in Michigan"? Only because the "evidence" he has is based on Minnesota populations compared to Michigan vote totals. Michigan state population near 10 million, Minnesota population less than 6 million. So comparing Michigan vote total to registered voters in Minnesota is completely wrong. Entirely two different states. The lawyer who wrote the complaint admits that the the two states were confused in the complaint.

Complaints of "hacked Dominium voting machines". But Michigan doesn't use Dominium voting machines--it has a paper ballot that the voter marks. The paper ballot is retained for recounts so the same paper the voter marks is available for recounts. No way of hacking that.

FromBrussels
FromBrussels

Hey , good news ! Your new president nominated his secretary of state : Anthony Blinken, a deluded, fckn warmonger ! Nice!

Sechel
Sechel

Michigan certified 3-0. Trump has no path, he lost the votes, he lost the courts and he lost his coup attempt

Captain Ahab
Captain Ahab

I do not have the data to back up the hypothesis below.
That said, the results of the House races show a positive move to Republican, less so for the Senate. The outcome (President) likely can be explained by Trump dislike--about 3-4% voting against him for President, yet realizing Biden is a zombie, they still voted for him, AND for Republicans in the House to offset the damage. Some voters, like Mish, voted 3rd party President for the same reason.

QTPie
QTPie

Been sitting here for days waiting for the Kraken... and waiting... and waiting...

Webej
Webej

Brennan? CIA? Seriously?

Nobody should be quoting them even if they say the earth is round.

kicnbac
kicnbac

She was never paid by Trump. She works on her own. She has a donation page to help with her legal work. FAKE NEWS

kicnbac
kicnbac

She was never paid by Trump. She works by donations. The fake news is really getting bad.

infidel 31
infidel 31

Mish being a lifelong Illinois democrat helped vote them into that mess they have, has like most libtards decided that they don't want to hold the sack of dog feces they voted for so he pulled up roots and now will do the same damage to his new state. That my friends is the real virus spreading across the land.


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