Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake (R) eviscerated a reporter who requested in dangerous religion why she and former President Donald Trump are “dividing the nation” by questioning the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election.
“You say you are feeling like joe Biden is dividing the nation, however do you are feeling like Donald Trump is doing the identical by falsely telling folks that he gained the election when he misplaced it?” the reporter requested Lake throughout her press convention Thursday.
“Questioning an election the place there are clearly issues is dividing the nation?” Lake requested in type. “Since when can we not ask questions on elections?”
“As a journalist for a few years – I used to be a journalist in 2016 – and I distinctly bear in mind many individuals similar to you asking numerous questions concerning the 2016 election outcomes,” she reminded him, referring to a number of Democrats and media pundits who accused Trump of “colluding” with the Russian authorities with no proof.
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“And no person tried to close you up,” Lake continued. “No person tried to inform Hillary Clinton to close up. No person tried to inform Kamala Harris when she was questioning the legitimacy of those digital voting machines to cease. We now have freedom of speech on this nation, and also you of all individuals ought to respect that. You’re supposedly a journalist. You need to respect that.”
Lake then claimed that censorship efforts by the Biden administration and Huge Tech are dividing the nation.
“So, I don’t see how asking questions on an election the place there have been many issues is dividing a rustic,” Lake stated. “What I do see dividing a rustic is shutting individuals down, censoring individuals, canceling individuals, attempting to destroy individuals’s lives once they do ask questions.”
“Final I heard we nonetheless have the Structure. It’s hanging by a thread due to a number of the work some individuals on this space have carried out. However we’re going to save lots of that Structure and we’re going to carry again freedom of speech. And perhaps sometime you’ll thank us for that,” she concluded.
Earlier within the press convention, Lake lambasted Biden’s speech characterizing Trump supporters as enemies of the state as “probably the most absurd, frankly, obscene deal with I’ve ever seen a president give to the American individuals.”
“What I noticed was somebody who’s attempting to divide this nation,” she stated. “I’m undecided what’s incorrect with Joe Biden, I do know that he could have issues that we don’t learn about, however what I noticed was anyone who carries in his coronary heart an excessive amount of disdain for an entire lot of actually good American individuals.”
Lake has not been shy in mentioning the various issues and anomalies surrounding the “corrupt” 2020 election and even known as Biden an “illegitimate president” earlier this summer season earlier than successful the Republican major.
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