A documentary maker with extraordinary access to Donald Trump before, during and after last year’s insurgency aired some additional White House scenes from his film on CNN on Saturday.
British filmmaker Alex Holder said Trump lambasted “stupid” officials in Georgia for not voting to help him stay in the Oval Office after the election.
Trump was “furious at the position he was in,” the filmmaker, who is cooperating with the Jan. 6 House Select Committee, told CNN’s Jim Acosta.
Trump told Holder there was “no way this guy” – President Joe Biden – would “get 80 million votes”. This could easily be fixed with a ‘signature check,’ but ‘dumb’ Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger were ‘not brave enough’ to cooperate, Trump said, according to Holder.
“It’s a moment when the current president of the United States sits in the White House, looks me in the eye, and says he actually won the 2020 election when in fact he didn’t. didn’t,” said Holder, whose “Unprecedented” docuseries will air in the future on Discovery+.
Holder also aired footage of Trump rallies, with journalist Anne Applebaum explaining of his supporters, “They thought that because people showed up to their rallies, that meant they were popular. The idea that other people might be sitting at home feeling differently about it doesn’t seem to have occurred to them.
Another clip from the film, reported by The New York Times, shows former first daughter Ivanka Trump saying “every vote must be counted” – which would presumably show her father as the real winner of the presidential election.
She said this days after then-Attorney General William Barr said there was no evidence of fraud. Barr later told the Jan. 6 committee that Trump’s claims about a rigged election were “bullshit.” Ivanka Trump told the committee she believed Barr’s assessment.
Another clip shows a Donald Trump Jr. outside the box at a rally calling on Trump supporters to “fight” to keep his father in the White House and “bring liberals to tears.”
A final scene reveals former President Trump talking about his supporters’ anger on January 6.
He never showed remorse for what happened on Capitol Hill, Holder told Acosta.
Scenes from the documentary are set to be shown during an upcoming House Select Committee hearing investigating the insurgency.
Former Assistant Deputy Attorney General Harry Litman predicted there would be several “treasures” in the film.
Trump is a “notoriously uncensored figure,” Litman told MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez on Saturday. “Once he starts talking, he doesn’t stop. Once you wind it up, there’s no end to what it will say.
Check it all out in the clip above.
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