‘They’re Going to Shoot Someone:’ Michigan Republicans Warn of Civil War at Pool Party Fundraiser for Fake Electors

August 11, 2023

After attendees at the event shout possibilities, Maddock answers his own question: “Someone's going to get so pissed off, they're going to shoot someone. While this happened in six other states across the country, the slate of fake electors in Michigan is the first to face criminal liability for their actions. The Associated Press reported in May that at least eight of the state’s fake electors have been given immunity deals in the probe. Meshawn Maddox, former co-chair of the Michigan Republican Party and one of the 16 fake electors facing criminal charges for their alleged actions, at an event for former President Donald Trump in October 2022. “They're trying to take away our right to appeal an election or just to question the election,” said the Republican state legislator.