Trump to appoint Sidney Powell as special counsel on vote fraud?

President reportedly suggests naming legal powerhouse

Joe KovacsBy Joe Kovacs
Published December 20, 2020 at 1:11pm

Sidney Powell (Video screenshot)

Is President Trump looking to appoint Sidney Powell as a special counsel to investigate voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election?

Published reports indicate the commander in chief floated Powell’s name to probe the allegations during a Friday meeting at the White House.

The Associated Press says Trump “went as far as discussing getting Powell security clearance, according to two people familiar with the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private conversation.”

The AP also noted, “It is unclear whether Trump intends to try to move forward with the effort to install Powell.” It’s actually the U.S. attorney general who is responsible for appointing special counsels.



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