MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber obtains 2020 video of Trump advisor Roger Stone planning fake electors before the presidential race had been called

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Citation From the August 16, 2023, edition of MSNBC's The Beat with Ari Melber

ARI MELBER (HOST): That was before the presidential race had even been called for Biden. This is important, take a look. Stone pushing the elector plot as you just saw with your own eyes all the way back on November 5th, 2020. That's a shot of the video on the left that we just have broken here as news tonight. Now, people had voted, but the race had not even been called. 

It was actually two full days later, November 7, 2020, when the numbers and the nonpartisan outlets called Biden defeats Trump for White House. That timeline hurts the Trump defense that we've heard so much about, that these individuals pushing these plots were acting in a good faith belief they had won.