In the footage, Ivanka was asked for her take on her father’s “very clear position on the results and what’s going on,” and she apparently decided it was far better to humor her dad than lift a meticulously manicured finger for the well-being of her country.
“I think that, as the president has said, every single vote needs to be counted and needs to be heard, and he campaigned for the voiceless,” Ms. Trump replied. “And I think a lot of Americans feel very, very disenfranchised right now, and really, question the sanctity of our elections, and that’s not right, it’s not acceptable.”
She went on, “And he has to take on this fight. Look, you fight for what you love the most and he loves this country and he loves this country’s people, and he wants to make sure that their voice is, is heard and not muted.”
She said that he “will continue to fight until every legal remedy is exhausted and that’s what he should do.”
Gee, why would one encourage a close relative to wage a knock-down, drag-out fight over something they believed was total nonsense? After all, that interview was conducted on Dec. 10, and Bill Barr told the world that Trump was brimming over like a hog-feces lagoon in a Category 5 hurricane on Dec. 1.
Even more tantalizing is the fact that the House Jan. 6 committee now has Holder’s footage—and the committee is revising its schedule to accommodate this new evidence, as well as documents from the National Archives and new tips the committee has received since the hearings began.
Hmm, this could get real interesting, real soon. Stay tuned.
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