New footage reveals Cathy Latham, a GOP county official who’s below investigation for posing as a pretend elector for Donald Trump, accompanying two operatives working for a Trump lawyer and coming into Coffee County’s elections workplace on Jan. 7, 2021 — the identical day a voting machine was breached there.
The video reveals the Trump marketing campaign’s efforts to unearth proof of voter fraud because it sought to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
The two operatives seen within the video, Scott Hall and Paul Maggio, have admitted they accessed a voting machine within the county on the request of Sidney Powell, certainly one of Trump’s legal professionals, according to CNN.
Latham has beforehand testified she made solely a quick look on the elections workplace after educating a full day at college, based on The Post.
But court docket paperwork cited by CNN revealed Latham was concerned in planning for a go to by a workforce led by Maggio. Latham is the topic of two probes: The Fulton County district lawyer’s investigation into Trump’s efforts to overturn the election end in Georgia, and a Justice Department one trying on the pretend electors scheme, by which 16 Republicans signed certificates declaring Trump the rightful winner of the 2020 election.
Fani Willis, the Fulton County district lawyer, is trying to hear from Powell too, based on The Associated Press. In her petition in search of Powell’s testimony, Willis stated the Trump lawyer was concerned in “exploring options to influence the results of the November 2020 elections in Georgia and elsewhere.”
Maggio wrote to Powell on Jan. 7, 2021, to let her know they have been headed to Coffee County “to collect what we can from the Election/Voting machines and systems,” based on the AP.
Maggio adopted up with Powell the following day to say “everything went smoothly” with their knowledge assortment, which reportedly included photographs of an election administration system server, the AP stated. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has additionally launched a probe into this case.
The Post additionally obtained video from January 2021 exhibiting Doug Logan and Jeffrey Lenberg of the Cyber Ninjas safety firm visiting the elections workplace twice, with Lenberg returning 5 occasions on his personal. The two are the topic of one other probe into alleged voting machine interference in Michigan.
Trump won Coffee County by 40 proportion factors in 2020.