Conspiracy theorist and election denier Sidney Powell raised greater than $16 million by means of a nonprofit as she unfold the lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
The nonprofit, Defending the Republic spent $8 million between Dec. 1, 2020, and Nov. 30, 2021, with almost $4 million going to authorized charges and one other $2 million spent on “different” bills, The Washington Post reported Friday.
An legal professional, Powell labored with Trump and his allies to unfold the lie that the election had been stolen from him. She has lengthy claimed ― with out proof ― that Dominion Voting Techniques machines have been manipulated so as to add extra votes for President Joe Biden. Dominion Voting Techniques is now suing Powell for defamation.
The nonprofit has put its spending into “difficult points and situations of presidency overreach and abuse of particular person rights” and litigating “circumstances of constitutional infringement,” the filings mentioned.