Newsmax TV aired a stunning fact-check on Monday of claims made on the network about voting companies used in the 2020 presidential election.
The conservative network has seen its ratings surge in the aftermath of the November election thanks to coverage that embraced conspiracy theories about the vote. Supporters of President Donald Trump flocked to Newsmax, and smaller rival OAN, for alternate news coverage doubting that the president had lost the election to Joe Biden.
Many of the conspiracy theories used to support the claim that the election was stolen from Trump involved two voting system companies, Smartmatic and Dominion. Allies of the president made a series of false claims about those companies, which included the allegation that they worked