The attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 was not spontaneous. It was a planned aftermath of Trump’s attempts to convince election officials, elected lawmakers in swing states, and his own vice president to overthrow a legitimate presidential election. Another part of that wide-ranging plan was the gathering of American citizens in swing states willing to sign their names to a lie, a document declaring themselves the real 2020 electors and casting votes for Donald Trump.
They were fake electors, and the people who assembled them and told them how to commit that crime knew it was fake. Now, those chickens are coming home to roost.
Breaking: FBI delivers subpoenas to several Pa. Republican lawmakers. This comes after a search warrant was executed at Mar-a-Lago and Republican Congressman Scott Perry of PA had a warrant executed on him yesterday in which his cell phone was imaged. https://t.co/LWyz1qE6Oh
— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) August 10, 2022
Several Pennsylvania lawmakers received subpoenas from the FBI about their knowledge of the fake electors scheme. Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), who was allegedly instrumental in gathering that group and encouraging them to commit a crime, was stopped by the FBI on Tuesday and forced to turn over his phone. On Wednesday, subpoenas were served in a quest for information.
According to the Penn Live Patriot-News:
‘The information being requested centered around U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., and the effort to seek alternate electors as part of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in office after the 2020 election, several sources said.’
Former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania explained to reporters that the subpoenas are likely more related to a gathering of pertinent information in the investigation and some or all of those subpoenaed may not be targets of the investigation.
‘The subpoenas issued this week in Harrisburg are essentially official requests for information or documents from federal prosecutors who believe that the information they seek will be helpful to an ongoing grand jury investigation.’
Twitter was delighted to hear of more progress in the investigation of Trump and Trump’s allies who tried to help him illegally overturn a democratic election. Read some of their comments below: