WASHINGTON, DC: According to ABC News, a Trump administration official has informed his former lawyer Jenna Ellis that “the boss is not leaving” the White House after the 2020 election.
Ellis made the statements to Georgia prosecutors while cooperating in a complex criminal case that accuses former President Donald Trump and his allies of illegally trying to overturn his election defeat, after pleading guilty to some of the counts indictment in the election interference case.
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Jenna Ellis is a former member of Donald Trump’s legal team (Getty Images)
Jenna Ellis Opens Up About a Conversation Related to the 2020 Election Interference Case
In a recorded interview with Fulton County detectives obtained by ABC News, Jenna Ellis can be heard talking about an exchange she had on Dec. 19, 2020, the day after the 2020 election, with former media executive White House social workers, Dan Scavino.
Plea deals reached by Ellis and Trump friend Sidney Powell in the Georgia criminal racketeering case relating to efforts to overturn the 2020 election results prompted the plea sessions.
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Ellis said, “I told him that the claims and the ability to challenge the election results were essentially over. He told me in a rather excited tone, “We don’t care and we’re not going to leave.”
“I said ‘what do you mean’, and he said ‘well, the boss – that’s President Trump – is not going to leave under any circumstances, we’re just going to stay in power’.” continued Trump’s former lawyer.
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She added: “I said to him ‘it doesn’t really work like that, you realize’ and he said ‘who cares’.”
EXCLUSIVE: ABC News has obtained video of Georgia prosecutors’ interview with ex-Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis, in which Ellis tells them she was personally informed by a top Trump adviser that Trump “n ‘wasn’t going to leave’ the White House – despite losing the 2020 election.… pic.twitter.com/J9c4bm9cbZ
– ABC News (@ABC) November 13, 2023
His testimony offers prosecutors a glimpse into the thoughts and feelings of defendants who cooperated in how Trump’s inner circle handled the 2020 defeat.
Additionally, his testimony could help Georgia prosecutors at trial, but the evidence may not amount to a blow since the comment did not come directly from the former president.
Despite refusing formal legal challenges from his own campaign, the former POTUS was, at the time, making outrageous claims about rigged results. Ellis was one of Trump’s most visible lawyers during the 2020 election, while serving as his legal advisor from 2019 to 2021.
She is among people the state says “knowingly and willingly joined a conspiracy to unlawfully change the outcome of the election in Trump’s favor,” making her a key part of Georgia prosecutors’ case against Trump. president, according to Forbes.
At the hearing in Georgia in October this year, Ellis sobbed and pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting and facilitating false statements and writing. She had been charged with more serious offenses, including violating the state’s anti-racketeering law.
Ellis was ordered to write a letter of apology to the people of Georgia, perform 100 hours of community service, pay a $5,000 fine and receive five years of probation in lieu of going in prison.
Internet Mocks Jenna Ellis Over Her Claims Donald Trump Wants to Stay in the White House
As Jenna Ellis’ presentation session was revealed, netizens couldn’t help but dig into it.
Jenna Ellis admits it herself: it was a coup from the start. Trump knew he lost, but he still did his best to stay in power illegally. pic.twitter.com/8EBMwxIDEG
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) November 14, 2023
One took to X (formerly Twitter) to exclaim: “Where is her shame? She’s so sarcastic about this”
A second added: “Meanwhile, Jenna doesn’t like that there’s enough evidence to impeach Biden. She thinks President Johnson is backing down too soon. Looks like she’s ready to help plan another coup d’état.”
“Sing, little bird, sing,” mocked a third, while another echoed: “Funny how you twist that logic in these pretzels.”
Another said: “What she says is just hearsay not admissible in court,” with one noting: “The lies will haunt her for eternity!” »
Another said: “She would never have been able to tell the truth if she had retained Trump’s lawyer. Having her own lawyer also saved her from a longer sentence. Poor Walt is still using Trump’s lawyer. You You’ll pay dearly for it, Walt.”
“So she knows it and yet she was part of his plot and spewed his lies for months and months?” » one person asked.
Where is his shame? She’s so sarcastic about it
– L (@laplkp) November 14, 2023
Meanwhile, Jenna doesn’t like that there isn’t enough evidence to impeach Biden. She believes that President Johnson is backing down too soon. Looks like she’s ready to help plan another coup.
— DanniDunn – 💙💛🇺🇦✡️ Fight 4 Justice (@wyo2step) November 14, 2023
Sing little bird sing 😂 pic.twitter.com/pNK2MLu2qu
– Ed (@Edhascakes) November 14, 2023
It’s funny how you twist that logic in these pretzels.
— jdubbya (@jdubbya308) November 14, 2023
What she says is just hearsay that is not admissible in court.
– Charlie Fox (@ULTRAMAGA66) November 14, 2023
The lies will haunt her for eternity!
— PlumCrazy (@PlumCrazyShak) November 14, 2023
She never would have been able to tell the truth if she had kept Trump’s lawyer. Having his own lawyer also saved him from a longer sentence. Poor Walt is still using Trump’s lawyer. You’re going to pay dearly for this, Walt.
— Deacon Blues (@DeaconBlues0) November 14, 2023
So she knows it and yet she was part of his plot and spewed his lies for months and months?
– Imposture (@Theonly_Sham) November 14, 2023
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