At the request of the Republican-led Senate Oversight Committee, Nessel and MSP say they "have accepted" the challenge, agreeing to look into folks accused of personally profiting from claims made against the integrity of the 2020 election.
Sen. Ed McBroom and his colleagues have been probing election claims for nearly eight months now, claiming they found "no evidence" of widespread systemic fraud in the Michigan election. This contradicts claims made by Donald Trump that he was robbed of a victory.
The GOP-led committee urged Nessel, a Democrat, to investigate "those who have been utilizing misleading and false information about Antrim County to raise money or publicity for their own ends."
Antrim County supposedly conducted a hand recount that found no evidence of fraud, and yet it remains in the crosshairs of many who say that ballot machines were rigged to hand votes for Trump to Joe Biden.
While the Senate Oversight Committee report does not name any specific individuals whom it says are complicit in spreading "lies" about the 2020 election being fraudulent, reports point to names like attorney Matthew DePerno and former state Sen. Patrick Colbeck.
Both of these men led a pro-Trump effort post-election to "discredit," as the mainstream media puts it, the 2020 election. They also blasted the committee itself, launching an online petition to "censure" Sens. McBroom, Lana Theis and John Bizon.
"No one has free speech if they're committing a crime, and committing fraud is a crime," McBroom announced from his Upper Peninsula farm.
"We found circumstantial, but substantial, evidence that some people were committing fraud and extorting people for money. It's possible that we're wrong, but we didn't have the tools, the expertise or the mechanisms to explore that issue further."
After losing a recent lawsuit against Antrim County, DePerno launched an "election fraud defense fund" that has already raised some $384,000 for further inquiry into Biden's theft of the state of Michigan.
Colbeck, meanwhile, is accusing McBroom and the other Republicans on the committee of "weaponizing the government against those who disagree with their assessment of election fraud."
While Colbeck charges a fee for access to some of the election fraud evidence on his website, he says that this is not profiteering. Colbeck has grossed about $30,000 from his website, half of which goes towards expenses.
"That's what I was living off of for seven months," Colbeck says. "We want to get some truth out about this election."
The committee, meanwhile, says it conducted an extensive probe into the election fraud claims, only to determine that there is no proof of dead people "voting," or that "fractional voting" took place as claimed.
There was also no "ballot dump" in Detroit, the committee decided, even though some precincts in the city showed greater than 100 percent voter turnout.
"Our clear finding is that citizens should be confident the results represent the true results of the ballots cast by the people of Michigan," a committee report declares.
"The committee strongly recommends citizens use a critical eye and ear toward those who have pushed demonstrably false theories for their own personal gain."
Nessel, as you may recall, was sued back in 2019 for maintaining an illegal "thought criminal database" to track the movements and activities of conservatives and Christians throughout the state of Michigan.
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