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After a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, Republican lawmakers from Michigan said they “have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan.”

Trump invited the majority leader of the Michigan State Senate, Mike Shirkey, and the Michigan House speaker, Lee Chatfield, to Washington as part of his attempts to subvert the will of voters and overturn the results of the 2020 election.

The lawmakers released a joint statement after the meeting, saying they used their time with Trump to tell the president Michigan is in need of federal aid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. They said they delivered a letter to the president and leaders in Congress to request that more federal funds be made available.

In addition to saying they do not have information that would change the election results, the statement said “we will follow the law and follow the normal process regarding Michigan’s electors.”

The president and his allies have reportedly tried to stop or slow the certification of results in battleground states in an attempt to have lawmakers appoint pro-Trump electors who would simply cast their votes for Trump …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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