Newsmax guest baselessly suggests Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick may have died from a vaccine

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Citation From the March 12, 2023, edition of Newsmax's The Gorka Reality Check

SEBASTIAN GORKA (HOST): Let's talk about footage of some greater weight. Tucker Carlson has started releasing – it looks like Fox has reigned him in a little bit – but the footage of Jacob Chansley, the so-called January 6 Shaman, shocking footage where he is escorted through the whole building. At times, up to nine officers from the Capitol police doing nothing to restrain him. This is a man who received 41 days in prison. How did that happen if he didn't hurt anybody and the police were escorting him around? And then a story that you've been covering on your radio show for the last two years. Officer Brian Sicknick, who was a Trump supporter, who have – we have been told for nigh on two years was killed by a fire extinguisher. Well, here he is, after he was supposed to have been hit by that pot fire extinguisher, walking around quite happily with a helmet on. Chris, why do both sides of the establishment – why do Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell wants the American people not to see this footage? I'm confused.

CHRIS PLANTE (GUEST): It's an amazing time to be in America, that's for sure. And I would expect it out of Chuck Schumer, the lizard king. McConnell – I can't imagine that he's got an adequate explanation for that. Honestly, the First Amendment is under assault in the United States of America. I grew up in a country where more openness, more information, more transparency was better and that a better-informed public, a better-informed electorate was what we aspired to. Officer Brian Sicknick, who, as you mentioned was a great Trump supporter, was all over his social media and so on. And the media, it started with The New York Times that came up with the lie that Officer Brian Sicknick had been hit in the head with a fire extinguisher, perhaps multiple times, and that led to his death. Now he did, tragically, 42 years-old, have a stroke that day and died the next day of the stroke. And that is tragic. We might also look into the vaccination history just to name one other possibility. But the Democrats and apparently Mitch McConnell and the news media have no interest in providing more information to the American people. It's a truly extraordinary thing.