Leaders of the Big Lie Movement Warn Donors Not to Fund Catherine Engelbrecht of True the VotePublished on May 31, 2022
At the secretive Council for National Policy in August 2020, speakers warned attending big money donors not to fund Catherine Engelbrecht, the founder of True the Vote. The panel consisted of many of the leaders of efforts to spread the voter fraud myth, including former Trump campaign lawyer Cleta Mitchell.
John Fund: "Let me be very, very blunt and sad at the same time. I am the person who first met Catherine after she bravely fought the vote fraudsters in Harris County, Texas. I gave her her first national publicity. I wrote the Wall Street Journal article that featured her. I enabled her to get the first three foundation grants. You're looking at the person who by putting my reputation on the line, got her her first three foundation grants. Catherine is still a friend of mine.
I like Catherine, but she has gone astray. She has hooked up with the wrong associates. And I have to say this with the greatest of sadness, because I have to be honest with you, because you're the people who actually have to make decisions on your own about who to support. As much as I like Catherine personally, I would not give her a penny. She's a good person who's been led astray. Don't do it."
Cleta Mitchell: "Nancy, don't look so shocked. It's true."
This recording was shared by Documented with the New York Times and was featured in "A Big Lie in a New Package" by Danny Hakim and Alexandra Berzon, published on May 29, 2022.
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