Pedersen began the Aug. 8 episode of "The Matrixxx Grooove Show" on Brighteon.TV by playing a clip of Fox News host Jesse Watters. The host of "The Five" and "Jesse Watters Primetime" said the 2024 presidential election may be decided in the courtroom instead of the ballot box. The Democrats' strategy is to prosecute Trump instead of persuading Americans to vote for Joe Biden, the incumbent.
"The Biden administration is demanding the likely Republican nominee [to] give up his freedom of speech during the presidential campaign. It is telling Trump: 'We're going to arrest you and you're not allowed to say anything about it,'" said Watters. "The Biden administration is saying Trump didn't have freedom of speech after he lost the  election, and he shouldn't have freedom of speech before the next election."
The Fox News host continued that the Democrats want a secret show trial with no cameras in the courtroom and Trump barred from talking to the press about it. Democratic prosecutors also want to be the only ones permitted to leak trial details to the press.
"Kudos to Watters and the writing team. They even brought up the elections in the past, because Trump wanted us to look at that," Pedersen remarked. "I think Jessie is doing a great job, and this is actually what Trump wants [Americans] to watch."
Watters said the mainstream media (MSM), Silicon Valley and intelligence agencies have aligned with the ruling Democratic Party to remove Trump from social media platforms. This, he added, seeks to prohibit him from speaking about how the Biden administration is attempting to throw him in jail. (Related: The Trump indictment criminalizes political dissent.)
Moreover, he said the MSM would not even take Trump's remarks following his arrest. This also extends to Trump's lawyers, which the MSM does not want to listen to or permit to talk. According to Watters, this only shows that the media doesn't want Americans to listen to the former president.
The "Jesse Watters Primetime" host added that Trump's politics threaten the people in power. His political speeches could be grounds for imprisonment before the trial if the gag order is allowed.
In a post on Truth Social, Trump challenged Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to indict and arrest him on bogus charges in a desperate attempt to steal the election. He added that Special Counsel Jack Smith is filing for a court order taking away his First Amendment rights. This, Trump added, makes him the only politician in American history not allowed to speak.
Townsend believes Trump is indeed going to get a gag order, but the former president will continue to talk. Pedersen, meanwhile, noted that the January 6, 2021 (J6) incident was a planned Deep State operation. He also mentioned that the J6 narrative has been shattered and the undercover cops, federal agents and Capitol police are now busted.
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