Monday night Lindell confirmed to KARE 11 that MyPillow products were pulled from Bed Bath and Beyond, Kohl’s, HEB Stores, the Canadian Shopping Channel and Wayfair.
The announcement came after Dominion Voting Systems claimed to have sent a letter to MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell threatening legal action after Lindell made unproven claims of voter fraud in November’s presidential election.
My Pillow guy Mike Lindell confirms he met with Trump for 5 min, says he offered what he described as evidence of election fraud. Lindell says Trump told him to hand material to WH aides. Lindell claimed the words “martial law” do not appear in the documents despite photos.
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 16, 2021
“We write regarding your patently false accusations that Dominion has somehow rigged or otherwise improperly influenced the recent U.S. presidential election,” the letter reads. “Despite knowing your implausible attacks against Dominion have no basis in reality, you have participated in the vast and concerted misinformation campaign to slander Dominion.”
CBSlocal.com reported that, “Dominion Voting Systems also announced Monday that the company is threatening to sue Lindell for slander. Dominion sent legal letters to Lindell over his false and conspiratorial claims about the machines being ‘rigged’ or influencing the results of the U.S. Presidential election.”
According to Newsweek, there have been multiple social media comments urging retailers to stop carrying My Pillow products because of Lindell’s false claims that Trump won the election.
Photographer for the Washington Post caught images of Mr Lindell as he left from a meeting with President Trump in the White House on Friday, January 15. In the photos, there are readable notes being carried by Lindell, which included the sentences, “Insurrection Act now as a result of the assault on the …” and “martial law if necessary” and “Move Kash Patel to CIA Acting.” The document also appears to mention the phrase “martial law,” saying, “… martial law if necessary upon the first hint of any …”
— Jabin Botsford (@jabinbotsford) January 15, 2021
Other confidantes of President Trump have in the passed floated the idea of imposing martial law in the event that he suffer a defeat at the hands of Biden, including 2016 presidential campaign adviser Roger Stone and former National Security Advisor Michal Flynn.
CNN’s top White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, claimed in a tweet to have spoken to Mr Lindell about the notes. According to CNN Jim Acosta, while Lindell admits to having met with President Trump on Friday, January 15, he “also claimed the phrase ‘martial law’ do not appear on the document despite photos.”
In a statement from Lindell, he said he welcomes the pending litigation, claiming to have proof of election fraud.