MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was reportedly shown the door at a GOP event where he planned to confront two governors with his false election claims.
The Republican Governors Association "threw out" Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, on Tuesday when he came to its spring conference in Tennessee, Politico reported. The MyPillow boss told the outlet he flew in to Nashville to attend the conference, only for an event coordinator to tell him he wasn't allowed into any official RGA events almost immediately after he showed up to collect his credentials. He now plans to leave Nashville early on his private plane, he said.
An official from Republican Governors Association told Politico that Lindell was trying to join transportation for members to go to a dinner, even though "these events are for RGA members, and Mike Lindell is not currently an RGA member."
Lindell has been continuing to push false allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election, and Politico notes he recently promised during an interview on Steve Bannon's radio show that he would confront Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) about supposed election fraud at the conference. Lindell, who has been permanently banned from Twitter, is currently facing a $1.3 billion defamation suit from Dominion Voting Systems over his claims.