Rick Perry — former governor of Texas, former Trump admin energy secretary and current Exhibit A submitted by the House January 6th committee as evidence of Republican willingness to shitcan American democracy to appease the orange fart cloud — done peed in his chili. CNN:
Members of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol believe…Perry was the author of a text message sent to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows the day after the 2020 election pushing an “AGRESSIVE (sic) STRATEGY” for three state legislatures to ignore the will of their voters and deliver their states’ electors to Donald Trump, three sources familiar with the House Committee investigation tell CNN.
Was it the AGRESSIVE TYPO that tipped them off? Nah, MAGAland is riddled with bad grammar and worse spelling. It was phone records. A spokesman told CNN that Perry denied sending the text, but oop:
The cell phone number the text was sent from, obtained from a source knowledgeable about the investigation, appears in databases as being registered to a James Richard Perry of Texas, the former governor’s full name.
The number is also associated in a second database as registered to a Department of Energy email address associated with Perry when he was secretary. When told of these facts, the spokesman had no explanation.
God, what a bunch of clowns. Open thread.