When she began her governmental career, Elise Stefanik painted herself arsenic a mean Republican. Like galore different Republicans, though, she became overmuch much utmost successful the property of Trump.
When Liz Cheney fought backmost against Donald Trump, the New York Rep. took vantage of the moment, becoming the Chair of the House Republican Congress. With her extremism paying disconnected handsomely, Stefanik doesn’t program connected stopping now. According to the Daily Beast, she is partnering connected an lawsuit with QAnon conspiracy theorist Scott Presler.
The congresswoman tweeted, “American Patriot @ScottPresler volition beryllium joining #TeamElise” and the Saratoga County Republican Committee of New York “for a rally & elector registration drive.”
Presler has agelong been known arsenic an extremist against Muslims. He served arsenic a Chief Strategist for ACT for America, an enactment the SPLC describes arsenic the largest anti-Muslim Group successful America.
In summation to backing the campaigns of Greg Abbott and Judge Roy Moore, Presler besides organized Stop the Steal rallies. He was successful Washington DC connected January 6th.
And past determination is the QAnon factor. According to Media Matters, “Presler utilized the hashtag “QAnon” successful astatine slightest 54 Instagram posts, according to a Media Matters hunt of the information analytics instrumentality Crowdtangle.”
The tract continues, “Presler besides promoted the QAnon hashtag “wwg1wga” successful astatine slightest 29 Instagram posts, according to a Media Matters hunt of Crowdtangle.”
Stefanik has since deleted the tweet promoting the event. She was besides not expected to appear.
Todd Neikirk is simply a New Jersey based authorities and exertion writer. His enactment has been featured successful psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports, politics, comic books and spending clip astatine the enactment with his family.