‘Absolutely False’: Maricopa County Live-Tweets Fact-Check of AZ Audit Press Conference

Arizona 2020 Audit Push

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The Maricopa County Twitter account live-tweeted the Friday press conference on the results of the Arizona audit, fact-checking some of the big claims the “Cyber Ninjas” have been making.

The Cyber Ninjas’ press conference continued to raise questions about the outcome of the election, after reports Thursday that it concluded President Joe Biden did indeed win.

So Maricopa County continued to fact-check the claims made Friday, saying state senators gave “unvetted, unqualified, private companies with known biases a platform to share misguided theories.”

They even lambasted the contractors for not “understand[ing] election processes” and said Arizona Senate President Karen Fann was making “absolutely false” claims about signature verification.

Kelli Ward, the chair of the Arizona state GOP, reacted to the press conference by calling for yet another audit.

Former President Donald Trump, meanwhile, put out another statement lashing out at the media coverage of the audit, claiming it was actually “a big win” for him.

Trump has repeatedly pushed the big lie about the 2020 election for months, and Republicans in other states are making similar attempts to question the results.

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