Nevertheless, on Wednesday he was in front of a Michigan House committee, adorning a Republican legislator who, without proof, insisted out loud that tens of thousands of votes had been counted twice. At one point, Trump campaign lawyer Rudolf W. Giuliani was able to hear him.
“I know what I saw,” Caron said Said State Representative Steven Johnson (R) raised his eyebrows sharply. “I signed something that I could go to jail if I made a mistake. Did you?”
Coronet’s viral clips compile the last legal steps of the Trump campaign to challenge voting in the swing states where President – elect Joe Biden won. Giuliani has urged Republican lawmakers to retaliate, as campaign cases have repeatedly been thrown out of court. Embrace his unverified claims about fraud And suspend the voting certificates of their states.
The key witness to that campaign? He even created a woman Giuliani with unsubstantiated claims about illegal voting Is said Point out that he only met her this week.
Caron, Giuliani and the Trump campaign all did not immediately respond to requests for comment from The Washington Post late Wednesday.
A contractor Dominion voting systems, Providing voting technology for electoral jurisdictions nationwide, Coron drew national attention last month, with Giuliani being one of the few “extraordinary witnesses” cited to support the unconfirmed claims of the Trump campaign’s “stolen election.”
On election day, Caron worked on a non-stop, 24-hour shift in Detroit’s vote-counting process at the DCF Center, working with IT support for Dominion’s machines. In An affidavit Nov.
Coron’s testimony was included in a lawsuit filed by Trump campaigning to stop the certification of election results in Wayne County, a liberal, voting area. Wayne County Circuit Judge Timothy Kenny That request was denied November 13, Caron and other witnesses claim that “the interpretation of events is incorrect and unreliable.”
Nearly a month later, the Michigan House and Michigan Senate oversaw the same allegations in separate testimonies this week before oversight committees.
“Everything that happened at that DCF center was fraud,” he announced Tuesday. “Each one.”
During an exchange with Johnson the next day, the GOP state legislator questioned his claim that 30,000 votes had been counted several times, but not reflected in them. Poll book, Which indicates the number of absentee votes in each constituency.
“We did not find the ballot book by a margin of 30,000 votes,” he said.
“What did you do, take it and do something crazy about it?” Caron stepped back before saying there were “zero registered voters” in Wayne County’s ballot book and that 100,000 fraudulent votes had been recorded. (Biden won Michigan by over 154,000 votes.)
When another delegate suggested during her presentation that she should be “under oath,” Caron was personal.
“I am a mother, I have two children, I have two degrees,” Caron said in a clip Shared on Twitter President Trump on Wednesday. “I do not know any woman in the world. I will write an affidavit under oath to write it. For this you can go to jail.”
Asked later why so many people did not come forward with allegations of fraud, Trump said critics had tarnished the lives and reputations of witnesses like himself. He said he lost family and friends, received threats and had to move, change his phone number and delete his social media accounts. (The Facebook account of “Melissa Coron”, who promoted her media appearances in November and repeatedly expressed support for Trump, is still found on social media.)
“My life was completely ruined because of this,” he said.
But on social media, his allegations seemed to draw more attention to what they said about the Trump campaign.
One person said, “Imagine ordering your witnesses Wrote On Twitter, he said, “This is the best you’ve ever had.”
Tom Hamburger in Detroit contributed to this report.