CNN published almost 100 text messages from Lee and Texas Rep. Chip Roy to Meadows in the aftermath of Trump’s 2020 election loss.
The texts trace how Lee went from being a fierce advocate for Trump’s efforts to warning the White House that the scheme could backfire.
“Sydney (sic) Powell is saying she needs to get in to see the president, but she’s being kept away from him.
“Sidney told us the campaign lawyer who do not know are not focused on this and are obstructing progress.
I have no way of verifying or refuting that on my own, but I’ve found her to be a straight shooter,” Lee wrote.
“I’m worried about the Powell press conference,” Lee wrote in the first in a series of text messages.
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