Ardent Trump foot soldier and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s latest attempt to push more of the former president’s election fraud falsehoods backfired during his appearance on Newsmax on Tuesday amid complaining about Dominian Voting Systems — which has threatened to sue both Newsmax and Lindell for espousing unfounded claims that it committed mass voter fraud.
Asked about his permanent ban from Twitter during an interview on Newsmax on Tuesday, Lindell tried to ramble on by parroting Trump’s false claims of “Dominion machines” flipping votes to the advantage of then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the November election.
Newsmax anchor Bob Sellers quickly intervened amid Lindell’s conspiracy-ridden rant to point out that the network has found no evidence of Dominion committing voter fraud.
“Mike, you’re talking about machines,” Sellers said. “We at Newsmax have not been able to verify any of those kinds of allegations.”
Sellers cut into Lindell’s ongoing rant further by reading a legal disclaimer aloud. In true Lindell fashion, the MyPillow CEO still tried to talk over Sellers as the Newsmax host read the disclaimer.
“While there was some evidence of clear voting fraud and election irregularities, the election results in every state were certified and Newsmax accepts the results as legal and final and the courts have also supported that view,” Sellers said while reading the disclaimer aloud.
Sellers then attempted again to get Lindell to speak on “cancel culture” and not to “re-litigate” the false claims that the MyPillow CEO has been pushing.
After Sellers asked whether Lindell thinks his suspension from Twitter should be temporary, MyPillow CEO shouted that he supposedly wants it to be permanent as he painted himself as a victim of censorship and spewed more election fraud falsehoods.
Sellers clearly had enough.
“Can I ask the producers: can we get out of here please? I don’t want to have to keep going over this,” Sellers said. “We haven’t been able to verify any of those allegations.”
Sellers stormed off the set as Lindell continued his tirade against “cancel culture.”
Twitter removed Lindell’s account last month following reports that a number of major retailers had stopped selling MyPillow products after Lindell continued serving as a bullhorn for Trump by pushing the former president’s bogus election fraud conspiracy theories even after the Capitol riot.
Days before Trump’s formal departure from the White House, the MyPillow executive was spotted bringing notes to a meeting in the West Wing. Photos showed that Lindell’ notes contained the phrases “martial law,” “Insurrection Act” and “foreign interference in the election.”
Watch Lindell’s segment on Newsmax below:
Newsmax invites Mike Lindell, who advocated for a coup and spews dangerous conspiracy theories, on air. It didn't go well. pic.twitter.com/6xzSgXlHua
— Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) February 2, 2021