NEW: Top Youngkin Surrogate Amanda Chase Peddles Trumpian Election Conspiracies On Glenn Youngkin’s Behalf
Richmond, VA –– Today, new reporting from HuffPost is highlighting recent comments made by state Sen. Amanda Chase, Glenn Youngkin’s top campaign surrogate, making false claims that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election.
“I know how they’re stealing elections, and we’re not gonna let that happen this year.” — Amanda Chase
Chase, who attended Donald Trump’s January 6 insurrection and will rally with Steve Bannon today, went on to say that she has “cleared her schedule” to campaign for Glenn ahead of the November election. Chase also stated that she is working with the Youngkin campaign to stop the “cheating.”
Glenn Youngkin and his campaign’s commitment to Donald Trump’s extreme, right-wing conspiracies that led up to January 6 are far too extreme for Virginia.
Read excerpts below and see the full story here.
HuffPost: Youngkin Surrogate Falsely Claims Democrats Are Trying To Steal Virginia Governor’s Race
By Travis Waldron
Virginia GOP state Sen. Amanda Chase used a Tuesday radio interview to baselessly claim that Democrats are trying to “steal” the state’s looming gubernatorial election, the first major race to occur in the wake of President Donald Trump’s continued lies that the 2020 presidential contest was stolen from him.
“I know how they’re stealing elections, and we’re not gonna let that happen this year,” Chase said of Democrats during a Tuesday interview, before launching into a series of absurd claims about next month’s election. The interview was conducted by John Fredericks, a conservative radio host whose show Trump used last month to claim Democrats would try to steal the election.
Chase, who attended the Jan. 6 rally during which Trump called on his supporters to “stop the steal” before the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, has spent recent weeks campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin…