President Donald Trump’s attorney Sidney Powell says an upcoming Georgia election trial “will be biblical” as Trump’s campaign continues efforts to prove allegations of electoral fraud in the presidential election from 2020.
“Georgia is probably going to be the first state I am going to blow up,” Powell said in an interview with conservative news outlet Newsmax TV on Saturday night.
“We have tons of evidence. It’s so, it’s hard to put it all together,” Powell continued. “Hopefully this week we get him ready to testify, and it will be biblical.
Jordan Sekulow, another member of Trump’s legal team who appeared on Newsmax TV earlier Saturday, also hinted at a “shocking” lawsuit en route to Georgia.
“I can’t tell you right now what’s going on in Georgia, but what will happen in Georgia will be shocking,” Sekulow said.
Powell later claimed that Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger were being paid to be part of a conspiracy with Dominion Voting Systems.
“And Mr. Kemp and the Secretary of State have to go because they’re in the Dominion scam with their last minute buy or the reward of a $ 100 million contract with Dominion,” Powell said. , alleging that Georgian law enforcement should investigate the claim.
The Dominion voting systems conspiracy arose following a tweet from Trump claiming that “the Dominion cut 2.7 million Trump votes nationwide” and the voting system changed the votes from Trump in favor of President-elect Joe Biden.
However, these claims have since proven to be false.
According to The New York Times, three counties in Georgia also had problems with the vote count, but an error in the Dominion software did not change the actual vote count and instead delayed the reporting of the vote counts.
Speaking to TimesEdward Perez, an electoral technology expert at the OSET Institute, said that “many of the claims about Dominion and questionable electoral technology are misinformation at best and, in many cases, pure misinformation.”
“I am not aware of any evidence of specific things or flaws in the Dominion software that would suggest the votes were recorded or counted incorrectly,” Perez told the Times.
Dominion Voting Systems has also published its own fact-check on the allegations about its systems, writing that there are “no credible reports or evidence of software problems.”
Trump also beckoned to an upcoming trial in Peach State in a tweet on Saturday. “Great news on election fraud regarding Georgia. Stay tuned,” the president wrote.
Amy Gardner, national political reporter at The Washington Post, tweeted on Sunday that Trump’s statement is likely a reference to Powell’s claims. “When does all of this become subject to libel or frivolous legal action?” Gardner asked.
Kemp’s office, Raffensperger, Powell, and Trump’s re-election campaign have not responded Newsweekrequesting comments from the company in time for publication.