The Arizona Senate is not playing around!
Just a few moments ago, the Arizona Senate gave a stark warning to Maricopa County.
The Senate issued a deadline of August 2, 2021 for Maricopa County to hand over the routers and their passwords.
Over the last few months, Maricopa has been stonewalling and slow-walking the entire audit.
Despite this, the audit has been able to move forward with much success.
There are now over 100,000+ ballots in question…
And the audit hasn’t even gotten to the voting machines yet!
Because these routers and their passwords are needed.
More details below:
BREAKING: The Arizona Senate issues two more subpoenas today. One to the Maricopa Board of Supervisors and one to Dominion. I would not blow these off! pic.twitter.com/0raxVODUS0
— Wendy Rogers (@WendyRogersAZ) July 27, 2021
BREAKING: Maricopa County receives a new subpoena for election materials from Republican leaders of the Arizona Senate pic.twitter.com/76Ss3JQ8VB
— Jen Fifield (@JenAFifield) July 27, 2021
Arizona Senate served a new subpoena to Maricopa County officials seeking routers for its audit of the 2020 election.
— Kambree (@KamVTV) July 27, 2021
We can’t help but ask the question:
If Maricopa County has nothing to hide, then why are they refusing to hand over the evidence?
Here’s the thing: it’s a federal crime to tamper with election data.
The auditors have been transparent.
Not only are there multiple livestreams and cameras recording the entire operation, but back-up copies are made of the original material.
They have NOTHING to fear from the audit.
… if they did nothing wrong.
Yet, Yahoo News confirms that the Senate had to create an ultimatum:
The Republican-led Arizona Senate served a new subpoena to Maricopa County officials seeking routers for its audit of the 2020 election.
Bill Gates, a Republican member of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, revealed the development during an appearance Monday night on CNN.
“Right before I came on here, the board of supervisors received another subpoena from the state Senate ordering us to turn over the routers, in addition to some other information. And they threaten us in these papers that if we do not turn those over by Aug. 2 — so that’s next Monday — then we could be held in contempt,” he said.
Images of the subpoena, which includes a demand for the routers or “virtual images of the same” as well as the public IP of each router as part of a broader demand for election-related materials, were later shared on social media by local reporters.
Members of the audit team testified before the Arizona Senate earlier this month about information and materials they said they need to complete their review.
CyFIR founder Ben Cotton stated it is “critically important” to obtain routers owned by the county, insisting they would help clarify specific vulnerabilities he claimed existed in Maricopa’s digital election system. Cotton also said the county hasn’t updated the antivirus software on the election management system since “August of 2019.”
Maricopa County officials, who have resisted complying with all the demands of the Arizona Senate and auditors, have fought back against the push for router access, including a prior subpoena demanding “access or control” of them earlier this year.
Maricopa County officials, who opposed the Arizona Senate’s audit in court until a judge ruled its subpoenas were “legal and enforceable,” previously authorized two election machine audits that found no irregularities in the county’s 2020 election. There was also a recount of a sample of ballots that did not turn up any problems.
Is there any doubt in your minds that if Democrats were the ones running the audit and Republicans were the ones in control of Maricopa County, that the Democrats would yell, “OBSTRUCTION!”
Of course they would!
They would accuse use of obstruction!
Yet Maricopa is able to do this and get a pass from the mainstream media.
2020 Election Integrity: Arizona – Senate Forensic Audit – The Sounds of Legacy Media Silence pic.twitter.com/1LGH35leyp
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) July 22, 2021
2020 Election Integrity: Arizona – Senate Forensic Audit – New Statement From Arizona Attorney General @GeneralBrnovich & Candidate For U.S.Senate
County audit voter canvas reported to be in late planning stage. Process he identified & warned DOJ is a state, not Federal, matter. https://t.co/yQndeNvTtP
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) July 26, 2021
— Brett Clarkson (@BrettCl43753638) July 27, 2021
BREAKING: The Arizona Senate issues two more subpoenas today. One to the Maricopa Board of Supervisors and one to Dominion. I would not blow these off! Senator Col Lt Wendy Rogers @WendyRogersAZ pic.twitter.com/sFMQOtIRic
— MAAP REAL TALK SHOW (@MaapReal) July 27, 2021
Will Maricopa County comply?
If the past is prelude, we doubt it.
Here we are.
You never know what could happen.
A judge could force Maricopa to comply.
Now… wouldn’t that be something?