Arizona Republican Party Speaker Kerry Ward argued that the Republican Party would be in jeopardy if her phone records were turned over to the 1/6 Commission.
NEWS: Arizona’s GOP Chair Offers Potentially Awful Arguments to Destroy 1/6 Commission Subpoenas
If a federal judge allowed the Jan. 6 committee access to Kelly Ward’s phone records, it would jeopardize not only her rights, but those of the Arizona Republican Party as a whole, her attorney said. say.
A subpoena issued by the commission against the Arizona Republican leader is seeking to clarify who Ward communicated about her “concerns” about the 2020 presidential election, attorney Alexander Corodin said.
“It will inevitably lead to the questioning of thousands of Republicans who are in contact with the plaintiffs and the issuance of further subpoenas,” Corodin wrote. Both were part of a fake electoral vote list submitted to Congress that falsely said that Donald Trump had won the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Ward’s attorney argued that:Phone records are flipped Republicans would be afraid to talk to state parties because law enforcement could knock on their doors.
What were Republicans doing in Arizona?
1/6 The Commission is not law enforcement and has no authority to prosecute anyone or knock on doors.
An argument by Ward’s attorneys begs the question of what Arizona Republicans are doing when they’re worried about law enforcement knocking on their doors.
People who don’t break the law don’t have to worry about being chased by law enforcement.The fact that Ward’s legal representative chose to make this Arguments suggest they have a lot to hide.
The Arizona Republican Party has been a hotbed of activity around Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election and the failed coup attempt. 1/6 The Commission continues to seek new information and call records. Ward and the state Republicans were responsible for plotting to destroy democracy, and if Ward was correct, the entire party could have been involved in a criminal conspiracy against the United States.
Mr. Easley is Editor-in-Chief. He is also a White House press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy with a specialization in the social reform movement.
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