How an election denier’s fan club got its start in the states

Retired Army Col. Phil Waldron circulated document titled “Election Fraud, Foreign Interference & Options for 6 JAN” to Trump’s allies and Republican lawmakers

By: - December 20, 2021 6:00 am

At the request of former President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, Retired Army Col. Phil Waldron speaks to the Michigan House Oversight Committee hearing on Dec. 2, 2020. (Screenshot of hearing)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, the Louisiana Illuminator's parent nonprofit in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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