Here’s the Whole Transcript of That Leaked Steve Bannon Tape, Annotated

The Halloween 2020 meeting in which Steve Bannon explained that Donald Trump planned to declare victory on election night, regardless of the actual results, was not supposed to be a big deal. The gathering was intended for Bannon to help associates of his patron, exiled Chinese mogul Guo Wengui, plan election night coverage on GTV News, one of Guo’s media companies.

Here’s the Whole Transcript of That Leaked Steve Bannon Tape, Annotated

More Leaked Audio: Bannon Bragged That He Used Porn to Help Smear Hunter Biden

Steve Bannon’s machinations around the 2020 presidential race were, at least according to his own words, sleazier and more cynical than even some of his harshest critics might have guessed. In leaked audio previously revealed by Mother Jones, the former Trump White House strategist said shortly before the 2020 election that Trump intended to declare victory on election night even if he was losing—part of a preexisting plan, Bannon made clear, to falsely assert that any Trump defeat was due to fraud.

More Leaked Audio: Bannon Bragged That He Used Porn to Help Smear Hunter Biden

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Who is Guo Wengui?

Leaked Audio: Before Election Day, Bannon Said Trump Planned to Falsely Claim Victory

On the evening of October 31, 2020, Steve Bannon told a group of associates that President Donald Trump had a plan to declare victory on election night—even if he was losing. Trump knew that the slow counting of Democratic-leaning mail-in ballots meant the returns would show early leads for him in key states. His “strategy” was to use this fact to assert that he had won, while claiming that the inevitable shifts in vote totals toward Joe Biden must be the result of fraud, Bannon explained.

Leaked Audio: Before Election Day, Bannon Said Trump Planned to Falsely Claim Victory

Steve Bannon’s Lawyer Robert Costello Seeks to Withdraw from Contempt of Court Case, Claiming He May Be a Witness

One of Steve Bannon’s attorneys asked to withdraw from representing the ex-Donald Trump strategist, claiming that he may need to act as a witness at Bannon’s upcoming contempt of Congress trial.

Steve Bannon’s Lawyer Robert Costello Seeks to Withdraw from Contempt of Court Case, Claiming He May Be a Witness

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Trump considers waiving claim of executive privilege for Steve Bannon

The White House is briefing TikTok stars about the war in Ukraine

The White House is briefing TikTok stars about the war in Ukraine

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The White House invited content creators to learn more about the crisis in Ukraine. #hiddenhistory #ukraine #blackcommunitytiktok

♬ original sound – Kahlil

Link to The White House invited content creators to learn more about the crisis in Ukraine by kahlilgreene, GenZ Influencer, on TikTok.

Listen to briefing on SoundCloud:

White House Press Briefing TikTokers Ukraine

Not only are they censoring dissenting voices (YouTube banned Russell Bentley after a hit piece was written about him), on social media, they’re managing the narrative! Smells like fascism to me!